Felicia Mitchell

Poet

Emory & Henry College PO Box 947
Emory, VA 24327-0947
Phone: 
(276) 944-6225

Author's Bio

Felicia Mitchell, a native of South Carolina, has made her home in rural southwestern Virginia since 1987. Her poems in recent years have focused on the natural world of Appalachia, personal and family stories, and medical interests including cancer and dementia. While listed as a poet with P&W, she has years of experience publishing creative nonfiction for newspapers, journals, anthologies, and blogs. She teaches poetry and creative nonfiction, among other classes, at Emory & Henry College.

Publications & Prizes

Anthologies:
Back to Joy: Little Reminders to Help Us Through Tough Times (Andrews McMeel Publishing, 2014)
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Come What May: An Anthology of Writings about Chance (Motes Books, 2010)
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Low Explosions: Writings on the Body (Knoxville Writers Guild, 2006)
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The South Atlantic Coast & Piedmont: A Literary Field Guide (Milkweed Editions, 2006)
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Rough Places Plain: Poems of the Mountains (Salt Marsh Pottery Press, 2005)
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Très di-verse-city (Austin International Poetry Foundation, 1999)
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Our Mothers, Our Selves: Writers and Poets Celebrating Motherhood (Bergin & Garvey, 1996)
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Bite to Eat Place: an Anthology of Contemporary Food Poetry & Poetic Prose (Redwood Coast Press, 1995)
Book:
Waltzing with Horses (Press 53, 2014)
Chapbooks:
The Cleft of the Rock (Finishing Line Press, 2009)
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Earthenware Fertility Figure (Talent House Press, 1999)
Journals: ,
Artemis
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Barely South Review
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Hospital Drive
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Local Nomad
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Magnolia, A Journal of Women’s Socially Engaged Literature
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Many Mountains Moving
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Manzanita Quarterly
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Pembroke Magazine
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Pine Mountain Sand & Gravel
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PMS: poemmemoirstory
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Potpourri
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Referential Magazine
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Southern Women's Review
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Sugar Mule
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Switched-On Gutenberg
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The Kerf
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The Medulla Review
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The Phoenix Soul
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Washington County News
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Weber Studies
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Xanadu
Prizes won: 

Virginia Poetry Society Metrorail Public Art Project

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Prefers to work with: 
Adults
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Sumter
Raised in: 
Columbia, SC
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Last update: Dec 28, 2016