Darlene Anita Scott

Richmond, VA 23223
(804) 304-3732

Author's Bio

darlene anita scott likes to laugh but doesn’t do it often as she should. Her poetry has appeared in anthologies including Homegirls Make Some Noise, Growing Up Girl, and Role Call and most recently in literary journals including ITCH, Specter, The Baltimore Review, Tidal Basin Review, and diode. Scott is currently working on running faster and a series of poems about Jonestown Guyana, a community of American citizens coerced into suicide by their spiritual leader.

Publications and Prizes

Defining Moments
(Plymouth Writers Group, 2004)
, Growing Up Girl
(GirlChild Press, 2006)
, Love Poems for the Media Age
(Ripple Effect Press, 2001)
, Role Call
(Third World Press, 2001)
, The Hoot and the Holler of the Owls
(Hurston Wright Foundation, 2003)
Bloodroot Literary Magazine, California Quarterly, Delaware Poetry Review, Diode, TORCH, WarpLand, X Magazine
Prizes Won: 
scott has received grants from the Virginia Commission for the Arts and the Delaware Division of the Arts and has been a fellow at the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, the Hurston Wright Foundation, the Callaloo Creative Writing Workshop, and the Julia and David White Artists’ Colony in Costa Rica.

More Information

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Identifies as: 
African American
Prefers to work with: 
Teenagers, Any
Born in: 
Milford, United States
Raised in: 
Milford, DE, United States
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Last updated: Sep 20, 2012