Alice Pettway

Poet

Author's Bio

Alice Pettway is the author of three books of poetry: The Time of Hunger (Salmon Poetry, 2017), Moth (Salmon Poetry, 2019) and Station Lights (forthcoming 2021). Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in The Bitter Oleander, The Colorado Review, Poet Lore, The Progressive, The Southern Review, Teaching Tolerance, The Threepenny Review, and many others. She is a 2019 Chulitna fellow, former Lily Peter fellow and Raymond L. Barnes Poetry Award winner. Currently, Pettway lives and writes in Shanghai, China, where she is a poetry editor for the Shanghai Literary Review.

Publications & Prizes

Anthologies:
Forgotten Women (Grayson Books, 2017)
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Di*Verse*City (Austin International Poetry Festival, 2005)
Books:
Station Lights (Salmon Poetry, 2021)
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Moth (Salmon Poetry, 2019)
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The Time of Hunger | O Tempo de Chuva (Salmon Poetry, 2017)
Chapbook:
Barbed Wire and Bedclothes (Spire Press, 2009)
Journals:
A NARROW FELLOW
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After the Pause
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Breadcrumb Scabs
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Cider Press Review
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Connecticut Review
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Driftwood
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East Coast Literary Review
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Emerge Literary Journal
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Emerson Review
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Homestead Review
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Ibbetson Street Press
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Isthmus
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Kentucky Review
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Petrichor Machine
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Plain Spoke
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Plainsongs
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Poetalk
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River Oak Review
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The Mastodon Dentist
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The Mid-America Poetry Review
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Verse Daily
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Westview
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Women's Voices for Change
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Prizes won: 

2016 FOLIO Poetry Prize winner • 2014 Philip Levine Prize Semi-Finalist • 2009 Breadcrumb Scabs June Editor's Pick • 2008 West Chester University Poetry Conference Scholarship • 2008 Spire Press Full-Length Manuscript Contest Finalist • 2005 Christina Sergeyevna Award, Honorable Mention – AIPF Anthology • 2005 Pushcart Prize Nominee • 2004 Raymond L Barnes Poetry Award • 2004 Four Way Book Intro Prize Finalist • 2004 Discovery – The Nation Semifinalist • 2003 Pushcart Prize Nominee • 2003-2004 Lily Peter Poetry Fellowship – University of Arkansas

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Fluent in: 
English
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Last update: Oct 10, 2019