Cati Porter

Riverside, CA

Author's Bio

A native southern Californian, Cati Porter is the founder and editor of the online literary journals Poemeleon: A Journal of Poetry (www.poemeleon.org) and Inlandia: A Literary Journey (www.inlandiajournal.org). She holds an MFA from Antioch University, Los Angeles and is the Executive Director of the Inlandia Institute, a regionally-focused literary nonprofit.

Publications and Prizes

Books: 
My Skies of Small Horses
(WordTech Editions, 2016)
Journals: 
Contrary, Poetry Magazine
Chapbook: 
The Body, Like Bread
(Finishing Line Press, 2016)
Prizes Won: 
"Taking My Time", Day 1 Top 10 Finalist, Poetic Asides Blog April PAD Challenge 2014; “Miss Carriage”, Winner, So to Speak: A Feminist Journal of Language and Art's annual poetry contest, 2010; “Greed”, Finalist, Crab Creek Review's annual Poetry Contest, 2010; “The origin of Desire,” “having at last left Desire behind” and “Angry Poem”: Top Five Finalists for Days 1, 6, & 19 respectively: Writers’ Digest/Poetic Asides Blog NaPoWriMo Poem-a-Day Challenge, 2009; “Administering My Dog’s Cancer Therapy, I Think about My Sons”: Winner, Gravity & Light Poetry Contest, 2006; “Where She Is” was shortlisted for The Binnacle (University of Maine, Machias) Ultra Short Competition, 2006.

More Information

Listed as: 
Poet
Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Born in: 
Southern California
Raised in: 
Southern California, CA
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Last updated: Sep 18, 2016