Ann Cefola

Poet

N/A
NY

Author's Bio

Ann Cefola is the author of Free Ferry (Upper Hand Press, 2017), and Face Painting in the Dark (Dos Madres Press, 2014); chapbooks St. Agnes, Pink-Slipped (Kattywompus Press, 2011) and Sugaring (Dancing Girl Press, 2007); and translations The Hero (Chax Press, 2018), and Hence this cradle (Seismicity Editions, 2007). She received a Witter Bynner Poetry Translation Residency at the Santa Fe Art Institute and the Robert Penn Warren Award selected by John Ashbery. Ann works as a writer in the New York metro area where she lives.

Publications & Prizes

Anthologies:
I Wanna Be Loved by You: Poems on Marilyn Monroe (Milk & Cake Press, 2022)
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Brought to Sight and Swept Away (Vita Brevis Press, 2021)
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Heat the Grease, We’re Frying Up Some Poetry (Gnashing Teeth Publishing, 2020)
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Mother Mary Comes to Me (Madville Publishing, 2020)
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Verdant (Truth Serum Press, 2020)
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Enchantment of the Ordinary (Mutabilis Press, 2019)
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Silent Screams: Poetic Journeys Through Addiction and Recovery (University Professors Press, 2019)
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Of Burgers and Bars (Main Street Rag, 2017)
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Our Last Walk: Using Poetry for Grieving & Remembering Our Pets (University Professors Press, 2016)
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Polterguests (Main Street Rag, 2016)
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Realms of the Mothers (Dos Madres Press, 2016)
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Theories of HER (Mercurial Noodle, 2016)
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To Unsnare Time’s Warp (Mint Hill Books, 2016)
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Coming Off the Line (Main Street Rag, 2015)
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Rabbit Ears--TV Poems (NYQ Books, 2015)
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Raising Lilly Ledbetter: Women Poets Occupy the Work Space (Lost Horse Press, 2015)
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The Burden of Light: Poems on Loss and Illness (Fast Forward Press, 2014)
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City Poems (Chuffed Buff Books, 2014)
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Drawn to Marvel (Minor Arcana Press, 2014)
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Lummox Press 3 (Lummox Press, 2014)
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Out of Sequence: The Sonnets Remixed (Parlor Press, 2014)
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A Slant of Light (Codhill Press, 2013)
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Journey to the Crone (Chuffed Buff Books, 2013)
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Not Somewhere Else But Here: A Contemporary Anthology of Women and Place (Sundress Publications, 2013)
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St. Peter's B List (Ave Maria Press, 2013)
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The Widow's Handbook (Kent State University Press, 2013)
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...And Love (Jacar Press, 2012)
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Alhambra 2013 Poetry Calendar (Alhambra Publishing, 2012)
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Alhambra Poetry Calendar for Young Readers (Alhambra Publishing, 2012)
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Knocking at the Door (Write Bloody Publishing, 2011)
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Alhambra 2011 Poetry Calendar (Alhambra Publishing, 2010)
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Come What May (Motes Books, 2010)
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One for the Road (Split Oak Press, 2010)
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Alhambra 2010 Poetry Calendar (Alhambra Publishing, 2009)
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Not a Muse (Haven Books, 2009)
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Alhambra 2009 Poetry Calendar (Alhambra Publishing, 2008)
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Writng by Ear (Motes Books, 2008)
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The Musculature of Small Birds (Shadowbox Press, 2007)
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Hunger Enough (Pudding House Publications, 2004)
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Mirror, Mirror (Midmarch Arts Press, 2004)
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Off the Cuffs (Soft Skull Press, 2003)
Books:
The Hero (Chax Press, 2018)
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Free Ferry (Upper Hand Press, 2017)
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Face Painting in the Dark (Dos Madres Press, 2014)
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Hence this cradle (Seismicity Editions, 2007)
Chapbooks:
St. Agnes, Pink-Slipped (Kattywompus Press, 2011)
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Sugaring (Dancing Girl Press, Chicago, 2007)
Journals:
Adanna Literary Journal
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Alimentum
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Amoskeag
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Amp
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Amsterdam Quarterly
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Ancient Paths
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Ape Culture
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As Above So Below
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Atlanta Review
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Bewildering Stories
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Big City Lit
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Blood and Bourbon
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California Quarterly
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Cicada
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Cipher Journal
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Cliterature
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Common Threads
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Confrontation
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Curbside Review
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Feminist Studies
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First Literary Review-East
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Gris-Gris
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Hospital Drive
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IF Poetry Journal
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Long Shot
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OCHRE Journal of Women's Spirituality
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Opossum
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Perigee
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Poetry Salzburg Review
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Protest Poems
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Reconfigurations
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Shaking Like a Mountain
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Sugar Mule
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The Poet
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Umbrella
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Vitamin ZZZ
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Wicked Alice
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Women's Studies Quarterly
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Zoomorphic
Prizes won: 

Robert Penn Warren Award selected by John Ashbery; the Witter-Bynner Translation Residency at the Santa Fe Art Institute; and Readers' Choice Award in Translation, Second Place, for five poems translated by Chen Du in Yan River (China) April 2019.

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
American
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Fluent in: 
French
Born in: 
Westchester County, NY
New York
Raised in: 
Westchester County, NY
New York
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Last update: Jul 17, 2021