dl mattila

Poet

Author's Bio

dl mattila lives in Virginia. Her poems have been published in Downhome Magazine (NL), FemkuMag, Medical Literary Messenger, Poets Reading The News, The EuroScientist, The Haiku Pea Podcast, and The Mainichi, among others. Her work also appears in The Maier Museum of Art Journal of Ekphrastic Poetry and in collaboration with Naviar Records. She studied at The Johns Hopkins University, George Mason University, and The University of Texas at Austin.

Publications & Prizes

Anthologies:
Dwarf Stars Anthology (Science Fiction Poetry Association, 2018)
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Shamrock Haiku Journal: 2012-2018 (Lulu.com, 2018)
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Best of Boston Literary Magazine Volume II (Big Table Publishing Company, 2016)
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dust devils: The Red Moon Anthology of English-Language Haiku 2016 (Red Moon Press, 2016)
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Dwarf Stars Anthology (Science Fiction Poetry Association, 2016)
Chapbook:
Quietus (Finishing Line Press, 2014)
Journals:
A Hundred Gourds
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Annapurna Magazine
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Cattails
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Contemporary Haibun Online
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Eucalypt: A Tanka Journal
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Foothill
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Maier Museum of Art
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On the Veranda
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Poets Against War
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Presence
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Prune Juice: Journal of Senryu and Kyoka
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Pulse
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Shamrock Haiku Journal
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Symmetry Pebbles
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The Applicant
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The Heron's Nest
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The Rotary Dial
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Wales Haiku Journal
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Writers Resist
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www.winningwriters.com
Prizes won: 

Honors: 

  • 2020 Three Rivers Haiku Association: IRIS - International Haiku Contest On The Theme Of Gourds (Ivanić-Grad, Croatia), 3rd place 
  •  2020 Naviar Records release - 6 years of naviar haiku - haiku #267 soundtracks
  •  2019 Per Diem: Daily Haiku for November - The Haiku Foundation 
  • 2019 Washington DC Golden Haiku Contest - selected haiku
  • Haiku in English: Best of 2018, The Mainichi 
  • 2018 Dwarf Stars Award candidate - Science Fiction Poetry Association 
  • 2018 International Women's Haiku Festival on Inner Voices - selected haiku
  • Cattails - April 2018 Editor's Choice
  • 2018 Moving Words Competition/Arlington Arts - Winning Poem 
  • 2018 Washington DC Golden Triangle Haiku Contest - selected haiku
  • 2017 Short-Listed for the H. Gene Murtha Memorial Senryu Contest 
  • Haiku in English: Best of 2016, The Mainichi
  • 2016 Haiku Invitational, Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival, Winning Haiku USA
  • 2016 Haiku selected for inclusion in dust devils: The Red Moon Anthology of English-Language Haiku 2016 (Red Moon Press)
  • 2016 Dwarf Stars Award candidate - Science Fiction Poetry Association
  • 2016 Washington DC Golden Triangle Haiku Contest - Runner Up
  • 2015 Haiku Invitational, Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival - Honorable Mention
  • 2015 Haiku Presence (UK) Best of Issue Award

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Fluent in: 
English
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Last update: Sep 08, 2020