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Maryann Corbett

Author's Bio

Maryann Corbett lives in St. Paul, Minnesota, and works for the Minnesota Legislature. She holds a doctorate in English from the University of Minnesota with a specialization in medieval literature and linguistics. She is the author of Breath Control (David Robert Books, 2012) and Credo for the Checkout Line in Winter, (Able Muse Press, 2013) as well as three chapbooks. Her poems, essays, and translations have appeared in Barrow Street, Southwest Review, River Styx, Atlanta Review, Rattle e-issues, The Evansville Review, Measure, Literary Imagination, The Dark Horse, Mezzo Cammin, Linebreak, Subtropics, and many other journals in print and online, as well as Verse Daily, American Life in Poetry, and an assortment of anthologies. Her poems have been shortlisted for Best of the Net, the Morton Marr Prize competition, and the Able Muse Book Prize, and have won the Lyric Memorial Award, the Willis Barnstone Translation Prize, and the Richard Wilbur Award. Visit her website at maryanncorbett.com

Publications and Prizes

Books:
Credo for the Checkout Line in Winter (Able Muse Press, 2013), Breath Control (David Robert Books, 2012)
Chapbooks:
Dissonance (Scienter Press, 2009), Gardening in a Time of War (Pudding House Publications, 2007)
Anthologies:
Forgetting Home: Poems About Alzheimer's (Barefoot Muse Press, 2013), Imago Dei: Poems from Christianity and Literature (Abilene Christian University Press, 2012), The Best of the Barefoot Muse (Barefoot Muse Press, 2012), Hot Sonnets (Entasis Press, 2011), The Able Muse Anthology (Able Muse Press, 2010)
Journals:
32 Poems, Able Muse, Alabama Literary Review, American Arts Quarterly, American Life in Poetry, Anglican Theological Review, Astropoetica, Atlanta Review, Autumn Sky Poetry, Barefoot Muse, Barrow Street, Birmingham Poetry Review, Blue Unicorn, Candelabrum, Christianity & Literature, Chronicles, Comstock Review, Connotation Press, Dappled Things, Euphony, Evansville Review, First Things, Italian Americana, kaleidowhirl, Lily Lit Review, Linebreak, Literary Imagination, Loch Raven Review, Lucid Rhythms, Measure, Mezzo Cammin, Nimble Spirit Review, Poemeleon, Poetry East, Raintown Review, Relief: A Quarterly Christian Expression, River Styx, Rock & Sling, Ruminate, Sewanee Theological Review, Snakeskin, Strong Verse, Subtropics, The Chimaera, The Dark Horse, The Flea, The Innisfree Poetry Journal, The Literary Bohemian, The Lyric, The Poetry Porch, The Rotary Dial, The Yale Journal for Humanities in Medicine, Think Journal, Tipton Poetry Journal, Umbrella, Verse Daily, Verse Wisconsin, Water~Stone Review, Whistling Shade, William & Mary Review
Prizes:
Winner, 2014 Richard Wilbur Award, 2008 Lyric Memorial Award; co-winner, 2009 Willis Barnstone Translation Prize; finalist, Morton Marr Prize, Able Muse Book Prize, Best of the Net; multiple Pushcart and Best of the Net nominations.

Maryann Corbett Resume

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Listing last updated: February 2, 2014

More Information

Listed as:
Poet
Gives readings?
Yes
Travels for readings?
Yes
Prefers to work with:
Adults
Fluent in:
English
Born in:
DC
Raised in:
VA

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