Anna Teresa Slater


Author's Bio

Anna Teresa Slater is a high school literature and drama teacher from Iloilo, Philippines. She completed a degree in AB Philosophy at De La Salle University and finished her MA in Creative Writing at Lancaster University. Her poems have been published in a variety of journals and anthologies. Her first collection, 'A Singular, Spectacular Chore' will be released in November 2021 (Kasingkasing Press).
Anna writes about a range of topics including the natural world, her experiences as a teacher, and current events. She is interested in how the process of writing poetry can uncover aspects of the self. She lives on a farm with her husband, dog, and cat. 

Publications & Prizes

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Door is a Jar Magazine
Ghost City Review
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Muddy River Poetry Review
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Nine Muses Poetry
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Poetica Review
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The Fib Review

Personal Favorites

Favorite authors: 
Mary Oliver, Ocean Vuong, UA Fanthorpe, Luisa A. Igloria, Marjorie Evasco, Joel Toledo, Sylvia Plath, Kaveh Akbar, Caroline Bird, Carol Ann Duffy, Maya Angelou

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Last update: Dec 07, 2022