Edith M. Walden


PO Box 1652
Anacortes, WA 98221

Author's Bio

Edith M. Walden was born and raised in Boise, Idaho. She received a teaching fellowship and an MFA at the University of Iowa Writers’ Workshop. She taught poetry in the Connecticut Poets-in-the-Schools program and at the New Haven Correctional Center. Her poems have appeared in the Iowa Review, Calyx, and Oberon Poetry Magazine, among others. In 2018, she was a finalist in the Phyllis Ennes Poetry Contest, sponsored by the Skagit River Poetry Festival and was a finalist for the Tucson Festival of Books Literary Award in 2020. She lives in the San Juan Islands where she farms a commercial organic orchard and listens for poems.

Publications & Prizes

The Denny Poems/1983 (Spoon River Poetry Press, 1984)
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Luna Tack
Nethula Journal
Pig Iron Press
Rapunzel Rapunzel
Slackwater Review
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AROHO Orlando Poetry Contest finalist

Phyllis Ennes Poetry prize finalist, Skagit River Poetry Festival, 2018

Tucson Festival of Books Literary Award finalist, 2020

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Boise, ID
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Last update: Jan 28, 2020