Maria McLeod

516 High Street Western Washington University
Bellingham, WA 98225

Author's Bio

Maria McLeod publishes poetry, fiction, monologues and plays, three of which have been performed on stage. She has performed as part of the following reading series and/or at these venues,: Public Pool, Hamtramck, Mich.; Poet as Art, Lucia Douglass Gallery, Bellingham, Wash.; Poetry Night, Bellingham, Wash.; Parkplace Books, Kirkland; Pittsburgh City Theatre; the Ceres Gallery in New York City; and the Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh. She received her MFA in poetry from the University of Pittsburgh in 1995. Originally from the Detroit area, she lives in Bellingham, Washington, were she serves as an associate professor of journalism for Western Washington University. (photo credit - Cheryl Crooks)

Publications and Prizes

13th Moon, 99 Pine Street, Blue Collar Review, Cease, Cows, Chiron Review, Crab Orchard Review, Critical Quarterly, Floating Bridge Review, Folio, Indiana Review, Painted Bride Quarterly, Pearl Magazine, PMS: poemmemoirstory, Puerto del Sol, Brooklyn Rail, Cream City Review, The Sow's Ear Poetry Review
Prizes Won: 
Indiana Review Poetry Prize, 1st Place, judged by Denise Duhamel; three Pushcart Prize nominations; Spoken Word, 1st Place, Lollapalooza; Sow's Ear Chapbook Contest, second place; Honorable Mention, Academy of America Pen Women.

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Last updated: Nov 18, 2017