Amy Barone

Poet

Author's Bio

Amy Barone has a new poetry collection, We Became Summer, from New York Quarterly Books, which was released in early 2018. Her poetry chapbook, Kamikaze Dance, was published by Finishing Line Press; she was a finalist in the publisher’s New Women’s Voices Chapbook Competition of 2014. Her poetry has appeared in ADANNA, Café Review, Gradiva, Levure Litteraire, Paterson Literary Review, Philadelphia Poets, Sensitive Skin and Standpoint (UK), among other publications. She spent five years as Italian correspondent for Women's Wear Daily and Advertising Age. Her first book, Views from the Driveway, was published by Foothills Publishing. She belongs to PEN America Center and the brevitas online poetry community that celebrates the short poem. As a former board member of the Italian American Writers Association, for three years she co-organized and promoted their monthly readings in New York City. A native of Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, Barone lives in New York City.

Publications & Prizes

Book:
We Became Summer (NYQ Books, 2018)
Chapbooks:
Kamikaze Dance (Finishing Line Press, 2015)
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Views From the Driveway (Foothills Publishing, 2008)
Prizes won: 

*Amy Tritsch Needle Award from Philadelphia Poets literary journal for poem "Lessons Learned from Moths" - 2018

* New Women's Voices Chapbook Competition - 2014 - Finishing Line Press

* Poet of the Week with "Views from the Driveway," first chapbook title poem - 2013 - Bentlily.com

* Honorable Mention - 1991 - Poet Magazine competition

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
Italian American
Prefers to work with: 
Adults
Fluent in: 
Italian
Born in: 
Philadelphia
Raised in: 
Bryn Mawr, PA
Pennsylvania
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Last update: May 06, 2019