Francesca Marguerite Maxime is the author of "Re-Routed: verse for the human animal" published in 2013, and "Rooted: a verse memoir," published by NYQ Books in 2012. She is also a broadcast journalist currently anchoring the news at Ebru TV. She was previously a reporter with WPIX/PIX11 news in New York City. Her poems have appeared in the New York Quarterly, the Paterson Literary Review, and Lips. She won an honorable mention for her poem, Christmas Cards, in the 2012 Allen Ginsberg Poetry Awards, and is being nominated for a Pushcart Prize in poetry. She resides in Brooklyn and graduated from Harvard University. www.francescamaxime.com
Publications and Prizes
Rooted: a verse memoir (NYQ Books, 2012)
Honorable Mention, 2012 Allen Ginsberg Poetry Awards, for 'Christmas Cards'
Pushcart Prize Nominee, 2013, for 'My Grandmother Sends Me Silky Nightgowns'