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Theresa Senato Edwards

Author's Bio

Theresa Senato Edwards’ poetry books include Voices Through Skin, (Sibling Rivalry Press, 2011), a poem from this book entitled “Her Rituals” was a poetry finalist for the OCD Foundation’s Dare to Believe Contest, 2011; Painting Czeslawa Kwoka ~ Honoring Children of the Holocaust, a full-color collaboration with Painter, Lori Schreiner (unbound CONTENT, 2012), the title piece won the Tacenda Literary Award for Best Collaboration 2007 and was nominated for a Pushcart Prize, another piece in the book “A Last Look” won this same award in 2010, and the entire collection won the Tacenda Literary Award for Best Book, 2011—all from BleakHouse Publishing; and The Music of Hands (Webbook, Seven CirclePress, 2014). Excerpts from Edwards’ verse novel, "wing bones," can be found in Gargoyle Magazine’s Print Issue # 60 and online at The Nervous Breakdown. Her poem “Glove making” from her chapbook The Music of Hands is in Thrush Poetry Journal: an Anthology of the first two years; and Nic Sebastian’s video remix of Edwards’ poem “brother carried the poppies,” and other poems also from this chapbook, can be found at The Poetry Storehouse. “Battered,” from Voices Through Skin, will be included in the anthology, Veils, Halos and Shackles: International Poems on the Abuse and Oppression of Women. Edwards tutors writing at The Culinary Institute of America and blogs sometimes at TACSE creations.

Publications and Prizes

Books:
The Music of Hands (Seven Circle Press, 2014), Painting Czeslawa Kwoka ~ Honoring Children of the Holocaust, (A collaboration with Painter Lori Schreiner) (unbound CONTENT, 2012), Voices Through Skin (Sibling Rivalry Press, 2011)
Prizes:
Prizes: “Her Rituals” from my debut poetry book, Voices Through Skin, was a poetry finalist for the OCD Foundation’s Dare to Believe Contest, 2011. "Painting Czeslawa Kwoka" won the Tacenda Literary Award for Best Collaboration 2007. “A Last Look” won this same award in 2010; and the book, Painting Czeslawa Kwoka ~ Honoring Children of the Holocaust, won the Tacenda Literary Award for Best Book, 2011—all from BleakHouse Publishing. My poem, "Painting Czeslawa Kwoka," was nominated for a Pushcart Prize.

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Listing last updated: May 7, 2014

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Listed as:
Poet
Gives readings?
Yes
Travels for readings?
Yes
Prefers to work with:
Any
Fluent in:
English
Born in:
Manhattan, NY
Raised in:
NY

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