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Derek Sheffield

Publications and Prizes

A Revised Account of the West (Iowa State University Press, 2008)
Stories from Where We Live: The Northwest Pacific Coast (Milkweed Editions, 2012), New Poets of the American West (Many Voices Press, 2010), Limbs of the Pine, Peaks of the Range: 26 Pacific Northwest Poets (Rose Alley Press, 2007), Stories from Where We Live: The Northwest Pacific Coast (Milkweed Editions, 2007), The Trees Project Anthology (Whit Press, 2007), Page to Page: Retrospectives of Writers from The Seattle Review (University of Washington Press, 2006), Family Matters: Poems of Our Families (Bottom Dog Press, 2005)
Bellingham Review, Clackamas Literary Review, Crab Creek Review, Cranky, Disquieting Muses, Ecotone, Flyway, Georgia Review, Grove Review, Hampden-Sydney Poetry Review, Hayden's Ferry Review, Lyric, Margie, Nimrod, North American Review, Orion, Passages North, Pilgrimage, Poet Lore, Poetry, Poetry Northwest, Puerto del Sol, Raven Chronicles, Seattle Review, Swink, Switched-On Gutenberg, Talking River Review, Terrain.org: A Journal of the Built & Natural Environments
Walt Whitman Award (Academy of American Poets) Semi-finalist. 2008. Beatrice Hawley Award (Alice James Press). Finalist. 2009. May Swenson Poetry Award (University of Utah Press). Finalist. 2009. Brittingham Prize. (University of Wisconsin Press). Finalist. 2008. Hazel Lipa Environmental Chapbook Award judged by Debra Marquart. Flyway. Iowa State University. 2008. Sparrow Prize in Poetry. The LBJ: Avian Life, Literary Arts. University of Nevada, Reno. First Place. 2008 Writer-in-Residence. Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest. Clermont, KY. October, 2007. Best New Poets nomination. The Georgia Review. 2007. Pecos River Poetry Award judged by Gary Short. New Mexico. 2005. James Hearst Poetry Prize judged by Li-Young Lee. The North American Review. 2003.

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Listing last updated: March 14, 2011

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Born in:
Portland, OR
Raised in:
Gig Harbor, WA

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