Cindy Veach


Snoqualmie, WA
Washington US

Author's Bio

Cindy Veach's most recent book is HER KIND (CavanKerry Press, 2021). She is also the author of GLOVED AGAINST BLOOD (CavanKerry Press), named a finalist for the Paterson Poetry Prize and a "Must Read" by the Massachusetts Center for the Book. Her poems have appeared in The Academy of American Poets Poem-a-Day Series, AGNI, Chicago Review, Prairie Schooner, Poet Lore, Michigan Quarterly Review, Diode, The North American Review, The Journal, Salamander and elsewhere. She received the Philip Booth Poetry Prize and the Samuel Allen Washington Poetry Prize. Cindy was a finalist for the Ann Stanford Prize, Discovery/Nation Award, the Grolier Prize and was awarded honorable mentions in the Ratner-Ferber Poet Lore Prize and the Crab Creek Review Poetry Prize. She received a BA from Coe College and an MFA from the University of Oregon. She is co-poetry editor of Mom Egg Review.

Publications & Prizes

Gloved Against Blood (CavanKerry Press, 2017)
Prizes won: 

Philip Booth Poetry Prize, Samuel Allen Washington Poetry Prize. Paterson Poetry Prize (finalist), Ann Stanford Prize (finalist), Grolier Prize (finalist), The Discovery/Nation Award (finalist), Ratner-Ferber Poet Lore Prize (honorable mention), Crab Creek Review Poetry Prize (honorable mention). JOURNALS: The Academy of American Poets Poem-a-Day, AGNI, Chicago Review, Sugar House Review, Salt Hill Journal, Nixes-Mate Review, Carolina Quarterly, Chiron, Connotation Press, Crab Creek Review, Dark Horse, Michigan Quarterly Review, Midwest Quarterly, North American Review, Paterson Literary Review, Poet Lore, Potomac Review, Prairie Schooner, Room Magazine, Sou'wester, Spillway, Stoneboat, The Human, The Journal, Mom Egg Review, Valparaiso Poetry Review, VAYAVYA, Forklift Ohio, Zone 3.

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Middletown, NY
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Last update: Nov 22, 2021