Melissa Cannon

2900 Hamilton Church Rd. Apt. 815
Antioch, TN 37013
Phone: 
615-678-7171

Publications and Prizes

Anthologies: 
A Formal Feeling Comes
(Story Line Press, 1994)
, Against Infinity: An Anthology of Contemporary Mathematical Poetry
(Primary Press, 1979)
, HomeWords: A Book of Tennessee Writers
(University of Tennessee Press, 1986)
, HomeWorks: A Book of Tennessee Writers
(University of Tennessee Press, 1996)
, My Lover Is a Woman
(Ballantine Books, 1996)
, Night House Anthology: 48 Younger American Poets
(Four Zoas, 1982)
, Obsession: Sestinas in the Twenty-First Century
(University Press of New England, 2016)
, Sleeping with Dionysus
(The Crossing Press, 1994)
, The Southern Poetry Anthology, Vol VI: Tennessee
(Texas Review Press, 2013)
, The Umbral Anthology of Science Fiction Poetry
(Umbral Press, 1982)
Journals: 
Albatross, Ally, Amelia, American Writing, Atom Mind, Bay Windows, Bear Creek Haiku, Beloit Poetry Journal, Black Maria, Blue Unicorn, Bogg, Buckle, Calliope, Carnival, Cicada, Croton Review, Dragonfly, Earth's Daughters, Feminary, Frogpond, Haiku Zasshi Zo, High-Coo, Indefinite Space, Kenyon Review, Light, Lilliput Review, Lyric, Magazine of Speculative Poetry, Orbis: An International Quarterly Of Prose And Fiction, Ploughshares, Poem, Poet Lore, Pulp, Rebirth of Artemis, Red Pagoda, Remington Review, Riverrun, Riversedge, Santa Fe Literary Review, Ship of Fools, Shockbox, Sing Heavenly Muse!, Sinister Wisdom, Slant: A Journal of Poetry, Sojourner, Song, South Coast Poetry Journal, Spillway, Starline, String Poet, Telephone, Tendril, The Bitter Oleander, The Formalist, The MacGuffin, The Rotary Dial, The Windless Orchard, Tight, Tightrope, Touchstone, Twigs, Unsplendid, Vanderbilt Poetry Review, Whiskey Island Magazine, Wide Open Magazine, Wind, Wind Chimes, Yankee Magazine

More Information

Listed as: 
Poet
Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
Caucasian
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Manchester
Raised in: 
Nashville, TN
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Last updated: Oct 24, 2016