Judith Skillman

1017 North 31st Street
Renton, WA 98056
(425) 784-7507

Author's Bio

Judith Skillman is the author of fifteen collections of poetry. Her how to is Broken Lines—The Art & Craft of Poetry, Lummox Press. Poems have appeared in Poetry, FIELD, Seneca Review, The Iowa Review, Southern Review, Pontoon, and other journals and anthologies. Skillman is the recipient of an Eric Mathieu King Fund Award from the Academy of American Poets for Storm, Blue Begonia Press. She has taught at City University, Richard Hugo House, and elsewhere. House of Burnt Offerings is forthcoming from Tebot Bach. Visit judithskillman.com

Publications and Prizes

Angles of Separataion
(Glass Lyre Press, 2014)
, Beethoven & the Birds
(Blue Begonia Press, 1996)
, Broken Lines-The Art & Craft of Poetry
(Lummox Press, 2013)
, Circe's Island
(Silverfish Review Press, 2003)
, Coppelia: Certain Digressions
(Wordtech Communications, 2007)
, Heat Lightning: New and Selected Poems 1986-2006
(Silverfish Review Press, 2006)
, House of Burnt Offerings
(Tebot Bach, 2014)
, Prisoner of the Swifts
(Ahadada Books, 2009)
, Red Town
(Silverfish Review Press, 2001)
, Storm
(Blue Begonia Press, 1998)
, Sweetbrier
(Blue Begonia Press, 2001)
, The Never
(Dream Horse Press, 2010)
, The Phoenix-New and Selected Poems 2007-2013
(Dream Horse Press, 2014)
, The White Cypress
(Cervena Barva Press, 2011)
, The White Cypress
(Cervena Barva Press, 2011)
First Water-The Best of Pirene's Fountain
(Glass Lyre Press, 2013)
, New Poets of the American West
(Many Voices Press, 2010)
Field, Iowa Review, Journal of the American Medical Association, Northwest Review, PMS: poemmemoirstory, Poetry, Poetry Chicago, Poetry Northwest, Prairie Schooner, Seneca Review, Southern Review, Tar River Poetry, The Pedestal Magazine
Prizes Won: 
Eric Mathieu King Fund, Academy of American Poets King County Public Arts Grant Washington State Writer's Fellowhsip Centrum Foundation Grant King County Publication Prize

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Ottawa, Canada
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Greenbelt, MD
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Last updated: Dec 23, 2014