Martin Dickinson

2209 Hall Place N.W.
Washington, DC 20007
(202) 338-8588

Author's Bio

Martin has read Emily Dickinson at the Library of Congress for the Favorite Poem Project, and his reflections on “The Grass so little has to do” are included in the project’s anthology, An Invitation to Poetry, edited by Robert Pinsky, Maggie Dietz and Rosemarie Ellis. Born in Pittsburgh and raised in Pennsylvania and Southeastern Massachusetts, distance runner and lover of nature, he is the father of two sons and a daughter, and grandfather of one grandson. Martin lives in Washington, D.C., where he works for an environmental organization.

Publications and Prizes

World of Water, World of Sand
(Shank Painter Publishing, 2006)
California Quarterly, Heartlodge, Innisfree, Isotope, nth position, poeticdiversity, Poetry Quarterly, The Innisfree Poetry Journal
My Concept of Time
(Finishing Line Press, 2015)

Personal Favorites

What I'm Reading Now: 
The Wild Braid by Kunitz
Old Heart by Plumly
On Becoming a Person by Rogers
Crossing Unmarked Snow by Stafford
Anna Karenina by Tolstoy

More Information

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Gives readings: 
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Identifies as: 
Caucasian, Irish American
Prefers to work with: 
Adults, Naturalists/Environmentalists
Born in: 
Pittsburgh, United States
Raised in: 
Scituate, MA, United States
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Last updated: Jan 25, 2014