| Give a Gift |

  • Digital Edition

Mary Stewart Hammond

Author's Bio

Mary Stewart’s book, Out of Canaan, published by W.W. Norton received the Best First Collection of Poetry Award from the Great Lakes Colleges Association. Other awards include MacDowell Colony and Yaddo fellowships, and a Writer's Community Poet-in-Residence fellowship. Teaching: Mary Stewart lives in New York City. Besides conducting workshops and giving readings at many colleges and universities in the East and the Midwest, she taught advanced level workshops at the Writer's Voice of the West Side Y for nine years and at the JCC for one. She now conducts workshops privately from her home. Her students, some of whom come to her already possessing a few publication credits, or graduate degrees from various writing programs, or just raw talent, go on to win awards such as the Discovery/The Nation, the Nicholas Roerich book publication Prize from Story Line Press, Pushcart Prizes, and chap book publication prizes.

Publications and Prizes

Out of Canaan (W. W. Norton & Company, 1991)
The Music Lover's Poetry Anthology (Persea Books, 2012), The Bedford Introduction to Literature, Ninth Edition (Bedford/St. Martin's, 2011), Poetry: An Introduction, Sixth Edition (Bedford/St. Martin's, 2010), Women's Work - Modern Women Poets Writing in English, Eva Salzman and Amy Wack, Editors (Poetry Wales Press, 2008), Between the Lines - A History of "Poetry" in Letters, Jospeh Parisi and Stephen Young, Editors (W. W. Norton & Company, 2006), Sustenance & Desire: A Food Lover's Anthology of Sensuality and Humor (Godine, 2004), Sweet Jesus: Poems About the Ultimate Icon (Anthology Press, 2002), Inventions of Farewell: A Book of Elegies (W. W. Norton & Company, 2001), Where Books Fall Open (Godine, 2001), The KGB Bar Book of Poems (Harper Collins, 2000), Stone and Steel (Godine, 1998), Eternal Light: Grandparent Poems: A Twentieth Century American Selection, Jason Schinder, Editor (Harcourt Brace, 1995), Wedding Readings: Centuries of Writing and Rituals for Love and Marriage (Viking, 1989), Wedding Readings: Centuries of Writing and Rituals for Love and Marriage, Eleanor Munro, Editor (Viking/Penguin, 1989)
Ploughshares, Alaska Quarterly Review, American Poetry Review, American Voice, Atlantic Monthly, Barrow Street, Boulevard, Field, Gettysburg Review, Kenyon Review, New Criterion, New England Review, New York Times Book Review, Paris Review, Shenandoah, Southwest Review, The New Yorker, The Southern Review, Vineyard Gazette, Yale Review

Mary Stewart Hammond Resume

Please note: All information in the Directory is provided by the listed writers or their representatives.
Listing last updated: May 2, 2014

More Information

Listed as:
Gives readings?
Travels for readings?
Identifies as:
English American
Prefers to work with:
Fluent in:
Born in:
Richmond, VA
Raised in:
Baltimore, MD

Subscribe to P&W Magazine | Donate Now | Advertise | Sign up for E-Newsletter | Help | About Us | Contact Us | View Mobile Site

© Copyright Poets & Writers 2014. All Rights Reserved