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Martin Dickinson

Author's Bio

Martin has read Emily Dickinson at the Library of Congress for the Favorite Poem Project, and his reflections on “The Grass so little has to do” are included in the project’s anthology, An Invitation to Poetry, edited by Robert Pinsky, Maggie Dietz and Rosemarie Ellis. Born in Pittsburgh and raised in Pennsylvania and Southeastern Massachusetts, distance runner and lover of nature, he is the father of two sons and a daughter, and grandfather of one grandson. Martin lives in Washington, D.C., where he works for an environmental organization.

Publications and Prizes

Chapbooks:
My Concept of Time (Finishing Line Press, 2015)
Anthologies:
World of Water, World of Sand (Shank Painter Publishing, 2006)
Journals:
California Quarterly, Heartlodge, Innisfree, Isotope, nth position, poeticdiversity, Poetry Quarterly, The Innisfree Poetry Journal

Personal Favorites

What I'm Reading Now:
The Wild Braid by Kunitz, Old Heart by Plumly, On Becoming a Person by Rogers, Crossing Unmarked Snow by Stafford, Anna Karenina by Tolstoy
Favorite Books:
Thucydides, History of the Peloponnesian War Tolstoy, War and Peace
Favorite Authors:
Stanley Kunitz Linda Pastan William Stafford William Carlos Williams

Please note: All information in the Directory is provided by the listed writers or their representatives.
Listing last updated: January 25, 2014

More Information

Listed as:
Poet
Gives readings?
Yes
Travels for readings?
Yes
Identifies as:
Caucasian, Irish American
Prefers to work with:
Adults, Naturalists/Environmentalists
Born in:
Pittsburgh, PA
Raised in:
Scituate, MA

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