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Nancy Scott

Author's Bio

I am the author of three full-length books: Down to the Quick (Plain View Press, 2007), One Stands Guard, One Sleeps (Plain View Press, 2009) and Midwestern Memories (Aldrich Press, 2013), and three chapbooks: A Siege of Raptors (Finishing Line Press, 2010), Detours & Diversions(Main Street Rag, 2011), and On Location (March Street Press, 2011). Main Street Rag will be publishing Running Down Broken Cement in 2014. I began writing poetry in the mid-90s as a way to record the many stories I'd heard working with foster and adoptive kids, homeless families and those with mental illness or AIDS. I am the current managing editor of U.S. 1 Worksheets, the journal of the U.S.1 Poets' Cooperative in New Jersey. I have received awards for my poetry and for my artwork, which I exhibit in juried shows and also at online venues. I am available for editorial consultations. Go to www.nancyscott.net for more information.

Publications and Prizes

Books:
Midwestern Memories (Aldrich Press, 2013), One Stands Guard, One Sleeps (Plain View Press, 2009), Down to the Quick (Plain View Press, 2007)
Chapbooks:
Detours & Diversions (Main Street Rag Press, 2011), On Location (March Street Press, 2011), A Siege of Raptors (Finishing Line Press, 2010)
Anthologies:
Deep Waters (Outrider Press, 2014), Liberty's Vigil (Foothills Publishing, 2012), Collecting Life: Poets on Objects Known and Imagined (Heart Lodge, 2010), Empty Shoes: Poems on the Hungry and Homeless (Popcorn Press, 2009), Thatchwork (Delaware Valley, 2009), The Carriage House Poetry Series Tenth Anniversary Anthology (Muse-Pie Press, 2008), The Cento: A Collection of Collage Poems (Red Hen Press, 2008)
Journals:
5X5, Apollo's Lyre, Big Scream, Blue Lake Review, Blue Lyra Review, BluePrint Review, Bogg, Bucks County Writer, Caduceus, Canary, Chantarelle's Notebook, Copperfield Review, Cultural Logic, Cyclamens and Swords, Edison Literary Review, Ekphrasis, Exit 13, Flint Hills Review, Four and Twenty, Front Porch Review, J Journal, Jewish Women's Literary Annual, Journal of New Jersey Poets, Kaleidoscope, Kelsey Review, Literary Mama, Lullwater Review, Mad Poets Review, Miller's Pond, Mudfish, New York Quarterly, Out of Line, Papyrus, Pemmican Press, phati'tude Literary Magazine, Poet Lore, Pudding Magazine, Qarrtsiluni, Quill & Parchment, Rattapallax, Raving Dove, River Poets Journal, Riverrun, Rufous Salon, San Pedro River Review, Schuylkill Valley Journal, Sea Stories, Segue, Shot Glass Journal, Slant: A Journal of Poetry, Sleet Magazine, Slipstream, StepAway Magazine, Struggle, The Broken City, The Fib Review, The Ledge, The Prose-Poem Project, The Raven Chronicles, The Stillwater Review, The Voices Project, Three Line Poetry, Tiferet: A Journal of Spiritual Literature, Trenton Review, U.S.1 Worksheets, Umbrella, Up and Under, Verse Wisconsin, Witness

Nancy Scott Resume

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Listing last updated: March 21, 2014

More Information

Listed as:
Poet
Gives readings?
Yes
Travels for readings?
Yes
Identifies as:
Caucasian
Prefers to work with:
Any
Fluent in:
English
Born in:
Chicago, IL
Raised in:
Elmhurst, IL

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