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Howard Sage

Author's Bio

My work has appeared several times in The New York Times Metropolitan Diary column. My novela, Rican Lady, received honorable mention in a first novel contest sponsored by George Brazilier. In addition, my poetry has appeared in Street Cries, Let the Poets Speak and numerous other poetry journals. I published the award-winning poetry journal, Pulp, for ten years (1974-84) and interviewed several authors, among them Ralph Ellison, for Pulp. In 2012 my poem, "Gray Sweater Waves," won first prize in the Adult division of the 41st Annual Greenburgh, New York poetry contest. Forthcoming issue of Brilliant Flash Fiction, March, 2016, will contain one of my short pieces.

Publications and Prizes

Fictional Flights (Heinle & Heinle, 1993)
Spring Shrieks (Poetica Press, 2017), Gray Waves (Arts & Culture Committee, Town of Greenburgh, 2012)
Brilliant Flash Fiction, Chronogram Magazine, Folio, New Voices, New York Times, Poetic Diversity, Three Line Poetry
First prize in adult section of Greenburgh, New York 2012 annual poetry competition

Personal Favorites

What I'm Reading Now:
Paroles by Jacques Prevert
Favorite Books:
George Orwell, Down and Out in Paris and London; Rilke, Letters to a Young Poet
Favorite Authors:
James Agee Lynne Sharon Schwartz

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Listing last updated: August 5, 2016

More Information

Listed as:
Gives readings?
Travels for readings?
Identifies as:
Jewish, Russian American
Prefers to work with:
Any, At Risk Youth, Children, Prisoners
Fluent in:
Born in:
Brooklyn, NY
Raised in:
Perth Amboy, NJ

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