Marta Ferguson

Wordhound Writing & Editing Services, LLC P.O. Box 10289
Columbia, MO 65205-4005

Author's Bio

For 11 years Marta Ferguson has been the sole proprietor of Wordhound Writing & Editing Services, LLC. Prior to that, she was the poetry editor at The Missouri Review. She holds a Ph.D. in English from the University of Missouri-Columbia and teaches periodically for non-specialist audiences. Her first full-length manuscript, which includes two Pushcart-nominated poems, is currently making the contest rounds.

Publications and Prizes

Mustang Sally Pays Her Debt to Wilson Pickett
(Main Street Rag Press, 2005)
5 AM , Alligator Juniper, Amoskeag, Bluestem Magazine, Comstock Review, Connecticut Review, Copper Nickel, Crab Orchard Review, Fugue, Hayden's Ferry Review, MacGuffin, Passages North, Pearl Magazine, Poet Lore, Poetry Daily, Prairie Schooner, Puerto del Sol, Rattle, Slant: A Journal of Poetry, So to Speak, South Dakota Review, Southeast Review, Spillway, the Aurorean, The Cape Rock, The Cortland Review, Wisconsin Review
Prizes Won: 
Finalist, 2012 White Pine Poetry Prize. Finalist, 2010 Gell Poetry Prize. Finalist, 2011 Alligator Juniper National Writing Contest. Finalist, 2005 Main Street Rag Chapbook Competition. Semi-Finalist, 2005 Poetry West Chapbook Competition. Finalist, 2004 Pudding House Chapbook Competition.

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Last updated: Feb 16, 2013