Mary Makofske

Warwick, NY 10990

Publications and Prizes

The Disappearance of Gargoyles
(Thorntree Press, 1988)
, Traction
(The Ashland Poetry Press, 2011)
A Ritual to Read Together: Poems in Conversation with William Stafford
(Woodley Press, 2013)
, A Slant of Light: Contemporary Women Writers of the Hudson Valley
(Codhill Press, 2013)
, A Taste of Poetry
(Walt Whitman Center, 2015)
, Adrienne Rich: A Tribute Anthology
(Split Oak Press, 2012)
, Crossing Lines
(Main Street Rag Press, 2015)
, Essential Love
(Grayson Books, 2000)
, From Dusk to Need
(Flume Press, 2010)
, Hunger and Thirst
(San Diego City Works Press, 2013)
, In a Fine Frenzy: Poets Respond to Shakespeare
(University of Iowa Press, 2005)
, Proposing on the Brooklyn Bridge
(Grayson Books, 2003)
, Raising Lily Ledbetter: Women Poets Occupy the Workplace
(Lost Horse Press, 2015)
, Tangled Vines
(Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1992)
, The Doll Collection
(Terrapin Books, 2016)
Antiphon Poetry Magazine, Asheville Poetry Review, Atlanta Review, Calyx, Cream City Review, Cumberland River Review, Earth's Daughters, Flint Hills Review, Georgetown Review, Hawai'i Pacific Review, Iris, Little Patuxent Review, Lullwater Review, Mississippi Review, Modern Haiku, Natural Bridge, North American Review, Oberon, Paterson Literary Review, Plainswoman, Poetry, Poetry East, Quadrant, Rockhurst Review, Slant: A Journal of Poetry, Southern Poetry Review, Stone Canoe, String Poet, Talking River Review, The Cape Rock, The Gamut, The Healing Muse, The Louisville Review, The Pedestal Magazine, The Stillwater Review, Valparaiso Poetry Review, Verse Daily, Zone 3
Eating Nasturtiums
(Flume Press, 1998)
Prizes Won: 
2010 Snyder Prize (manuscript competition, Ashland Poetry Press); 2nd Prize, Allen Ginsberg Awards, Paterson Literary Review, 2015; The Ledge Poetry Prize, 2012; 2012 Lamar York 2nd Place Prize for Nonfiction, Chattahoochee Review; 3rd place in 2011 William Matthews Poetry Prize competition; Lullwater Prize; Robert Penn Warren Poetry Prize; Spoon River Review Poetry Prize; Flume Press Chapbook prize; Honorable Mentions in Allen Ginsberg Prize and Barbara Mandigo Kelly Peace Poetry Prize.

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Last updated: Oct 01, 2017