Ann Cefola


Author's Bio

Ann Cefola is the author of Face Painting in the Dark (Dos Madres Press, 2014), St. Agnes, Pink-Slipped (Kattywompus Press, 2011) and Sugaring (Dancing Girl Press, 2007) and translator of Hélène Sanguinetti’s Hence this cradle (Seismicity Editions, 2007). She received a Witter Bynner Poetry Translation Residency at the Santa Fe Art Institute and the Robert Penn Warren Award judged by John Ashbery. Her work has appeared in journals such as Feminist Studies and Sugar Mule, and her translations in journals such as Eleven-Eleven, Exchanges and Inventory. Ann works as a writer in the New York area where she lives.

Publications and Prizes

Face Painting in the Dark
(Dos Madres Press, 2014)
, Hence this cradle
(Seismicity Editions, 2007)
...And Love
(Jacar Press, 2012)
, A Slant of Light
(Codhill Press, 2013)
, Alhambra 2009 Poetry Calendar
(Alhambra Publishing, 2008)
, Alhambra 2010 Poetry Calendar
(Alhambra Publishing, 2009)
, Alhambra 2011 Poetry Calendar
(Alhambra Publishing, 2010)
, Alhambra 2013 Poetry Calendar
(Alhambra Publishing, 2012)
, Alhambra Poetry Calendar for Young Readers
(Alhambra Publishing, 2012)
, Cars
(Main Street Rag, 2015)
, City Poems
(Chuffed Buff Books, 2014)
, Come What May
(Motes Books, 2010)
, Drawn to Marvel
(Minor Arcana Press, 2014)
, Hunger Enough
(Pudding House Publications, 2004)
, Knocking at the Door
(Write Bloody Publishing, 2011)
, Lummox Press 3
(Lummox Press, 2014)
, Mirror, Mirror
(Midmarch Arts Press, 2004)
, Not a Muse
(Haven Books, 2009)
, Not Somewhere Else But Here: A Contemporary Anthology of Women and Place
(Sundress Publications, 2013)
, Off the Cuffs
(Soft Skull Press, 2003)
, One for the Road
(Split Oak Press, 2010)
, Out of Sequence: The Sonnets Remixed
(Parlor Press, 2014)
, Rabbit Ears--TV Poems
(Poets Wear Prada, 2013)
, Raising Lilly Ledbetter: Women Poets Occupy the Work Space
(Lost Horse Press, 2015)
, St. Peter's B List
(Ave Maria Press, 2013)
, The Musculature of Small Birds
(Shadowbox Press, 2007)
, The Widow's Handbook
(Kent State University Press, 2013)
, Writng by Ear
(Motes Books, 2008)
Alimentum, Amoskeag, Assisi: An Online Journal of Arts & Letters, Atlanta Review, Bellevue Literary Review, Big City Lit, Blueline, California Quarterly, Cipher Journal, Confrontation, Curbside Review, Feminist Studies, First Literary Review-East, Hospital Drive, IF Poetry Journal, Inkwell, J Journal: New Writing on Justice, Long Shot, Louisville Review, Natural Bridge, New Plains Review, Perigee, Poemeleon, Reconfigurations, Relief: A Journal of Art & Faith, San Pedro River Review, Shaking Like a Mountain, Slant, Sugar Mule, Manhattanville Review, Umbrella, Visions International, Wicked Alice
St. Agnes, Pink-Slipped
(Kattywompus Press, 2011)
, Sugaring
(Dancing Girl Press, Chicago, 2007)
Prizes Won: 
Robert Penn Warren Award judged by John Ashbery, and the Witter-Bynner Translation Residency at the Santa Fe Art Institute

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Last updated: Aug 14, 2018