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Linda Nemec Foster

Linda Nemec Foster

Publications and Prizes

Books:
Talking Diamonds (New Issues Press, 2009), Listen to the Landscape (Eerdmans Publishing, 2006), Amber Necklace From Gdansk (Louisiana State University Press, 2001), Living in the Fire Nest (Ridgeway Press, 1996)
Chapbooks:
Ten Songs from Bulgaria (Cervena Barva Press, 2008), Contemplating the Heavens (Ridgeway Press, 2001), Trying to Balance the Heart (Sun Dog Press, 1993), A Modern Fairy Tale: The Baba Yaga Poems (Ridgeway Press, 1992), A History of the Body (Coffee House Press, 1987)
Anthologies:
Poetry in Michigan/Michigan in Poetry (New Issues Press, 2013), Song of the Owashtanong: Grand Rapids Poetry in the 21st Century (Ridgeway Press, 2013), The Heart of All That Is: Reflections on Home (Holy Cow! Press, 2013), Fast Break to Line Break: Poets on the Art of Basketball (Michigan State University Press, 2012), Amazing Women of West Michigan (Eerdmans Publishing, 2006), Fresh Water: Women Writing on the Great Lakes (Michigan State University Press, 2006), Modern Poems of Ohio (University of Akron Press, 2002), Abandon Automobile: Detroit City Poetry (Wayne State University Press, 2001), New Poems From the Third Coast (Wayne State University Press, 2000), Contemporary Michigan Poetry (Wayne State University Press, 1988)
Journals:
America, Another Chicago Magazine, Artful Dodge, Atlanta Review, Big Scream, Connecticut Review, Connecticut River Review, Driftwood Review, Eclipse, Ekphrasis, Fogged Clarity, Free Lunch, Georgia Review, I-70 Review, Indiana Review, Mid-American Review, New American Writing, New Millennium Writings, Nimrod, North American Review, Passages North, Poet Lore, PRESA, Quarterly West, River Styx, Sou'wester, The Fox Chase Review, The MacGuffin, Two Review, Windhover, Witness
Prizes:
Pushcart Prize Nominations (1982-2013); First runner-up, New Letters Poetry Award (2013); Runner-up, I-70 Review's Gary Gildner Poetry Award (2013); Honorable Mention, New Millennium Writings Poetry Prize (2013); Finalist, ForeWord Magazine's Book of the Year Award (2010); Finalist, New Letters Poetry Award (2010); Creative Arts Award, Polish American Historical Association (2008); Finalist, Michigan Governor's Arts Award (2007); Selected to be first Poet Laureate of Grand Rapids, Michigan (2003-2005); Finalist, Ohio Book Award for Poetry (2003); Nominee, Laughlin Award (2002); Creative Artist Grant, ArtServe Michigan (2001); Fellowship, National Writers' Voice (1999); Finalist, Poet's Prize (1997); Creative Artist Grant, Arts Foundation of Michigan (1996); Creative Artist Grants for Poetry, Michigan Council for the Arts (1984, 1990).

Please note: All information in the Directory is provided by the listed writers or their representatives.
Listing last updated: November 18, 2013

More Information

Listed as:
Poet
Gives readings?
Yes
Travels for readings?
Yes
Identifies as:
Polish American
Prefers to work with:
Any
Born in:
Cleveland, OH
Raised in:
Cleveland, OH

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