Scot Siegel


Author's Bio

Scot Siegel is a town planner and author from Oregon. His poetry collections include 'The Constellation of Extinct Stars and Other Poems' (2016) and 'Thousands Flee California Wildflowers' (2012), both from Salmon Poetry of Ireland, and three other volumes.

Publications and Prizes

Skeleton Says
(Finishing Line Press, 2010)
, Some Weather
(Plain View Press, 2008)
, The Constellation of Extinct Stars, and Other Poems
(Salmon Poetry, 2016)
, Thousands Flee California Wildflowers
(Salmon Poetry, 2012)
, Untitled Country
(Pudding House Publications, 2009)
Aesthetica Creative Works Annual 2011
(Aesthetica Magazine Ltd., )
, Alive At The Center
(Ooligan Press, 2013)
, Before We Have Nowhere To Stand
(Lost Horse Press, 2011)
, Dogs Singing
(Salmon Poetry, 2010)
, Manzanita: Poetry and Prose of the Sierra and Mother Lode
(Manzanita Writers Press, 2010)
, Open Spaces: Voices from the Northwest
(University of Washington Press, 2011)
, Verseweavers
(Oregon State Poetry Association, 2009)
Acorn, Cirque, Falling Star Magazine, Front Porch, High Desert Journal, MiPOesias, Naugatuck River Review, New Verse News, Nimrod, OCHO, Open Spaces, Poemeleon, Poets and Artists, Red River Review, Right Hand Pointing, San Pedro River Review, Stirring : A Literary Collection, A Journal of the Built & Natural Environments, American Poetry Journal, The Oregonian, tinywords, Touch: The Journal of Healing, Verse Daily, Windfall
Prizes Won: 
Playa Fellowship-Residencies, 2012, 2015, 2017; Oregon State Univ., Spring Creek Project Residency, 2016; Nimrod International Pablo Neruda Poetry Prize, Finalist w/Honorable Mention, 2012 (Philip Levine, Judge), and Semi-Finalist, 2008; Aesthetica Magazine (UK) Creative Works Contest, Finalist, 2010 and Commendation, 2009; Oregon State Library-Poetry Northwest: 150 Outstanding Oregon Poetry Books; Oregon Poetry Association, First Prize, “Poets Choice”, 2008; Squaw Valley Community of Writers, 2007; Oregon State University Provost’s Literary Award, Honorable Mention, 1990; Richard Chambers Environmental Grant, 1990.

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Last updated: Apr 29, 2017