Ioanna Warwick


Author's Bio

I teach workshops on various aspects of the poetry craft, e.g. lyricism, or certain themes, e.g. the changing image of the Underworld. I have given lectures on The Odyssey, D.H. Lawrence, the Ozymandias theme, "Dante in Auschwitz," the rise of modern poetry, and more.

Publications and Prizes

Best American Poetry
(Macmillan, 1992)
, Orpheus & Company
(University Press of New England, 1999)
Alaska Quarterly Review, Black Warrior Review, Blue Unicorn, Charlotte Poetry Review, Cider Press Review, Cimarron Review, Green Mountains Review, Iowa Review, Kansas Quarterly, Laurel Review, The Madison Review, Maryland Poetry Review, Minnesota Review, The Montserrat Review, Nebraska Review, New Letters, New Orleans Review, Nightsun, Nimrod, Ohio Review, Painted Bride Quarterly, Ploughshares, Poetry Magazine, Portland Review, Prairie Schooner, Quarterly West, Riverrun, Sheila-Na-Gig, Slipstream, Southern Poetry Review, Sow's Ear Poetry Review, Tampa Review, Taos Review, Tar River Poetry Review, The Bridge, The MacGuffin, Wayne Literary Review, Wisconsin Review, Xanadu, Zone 3
No Longer Mine
(Sow's Ear Press, 1994)
Prizes Won: 
New Letters Poetry Award; Felix Pollak Poetry Prize; First Prize, Writers-at-Work; First Prize, The Rainmaker Awards; Winner, Sow's Ear Press Chapbook Competition; First Prize, Sow's Ear Press Poetry Contest; Reader's Digest Foundation Distinguished Writers' Fellowship at Yaddo; J,F. West Poetry Award (Charlotte Review); Finalist, Pablo Neruda Prize, Nimrod; First Prize, Half-Tones to Jubilee; Pushcart nomination, and more.

Personal Favorites

What I'm Reading Now: 
In Their Own Ink by Stuart Dybek
My Alexandria by Mark Doty
Trapeze by Deborah Digges
Visions from San Francisco Bay by Czeslaw Milosz
God: A Biography by Jack Miles

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Polish American
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Born in: 
Grudziadz, (Pomerania, Poland), Poland
Raised in: 
Warsaw, Poland, Poland
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Last updated: Aug 06, 2009