Imogen Arate


Author's Bio

Imogen Arate is an award-winning Asian-American poet and writer and the Executive Producer and Host of Poets and Muses, an award-winning weekly poetry podcast. She has written in four languages and published in two. You can read more about her at and on Instagram and Twitter, under @PoetsandMuses, and find events she will take part in at

Some other journals and anthologies where her work has appeared:


  1. ChArt Journal 2020: "First Poem of the Decade" ( and "Considering Finality during Winter Solstice" (  A physical copy of the journal can be purchased at:


  1. Globalisation: A Poetry Collection (2021): three poems (
  2. The Abuela Stories Project (2021): “To the She I Don’t Fully Know" (

Publications & Prizes

Good Cop/Bad Cop: An Anthology (FlowerSong Press, 2021)
Love Letters to 2020 (Los Angeles Poet Society Press, 2020)
Documented Experiences
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Hong Kong Review
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Writing in a Woman's Voice
Prizes won: 

2020 National Federation of Press Women Communications Contest:

  • Second Place -- Poets and Muses Podcast
  • Second Place -- Poets and Muses Electronic Newsletter
  • Third Place -- Poets and Muses Web Copy

2020 National Federation of Press Women at-Large (regional) Communications Contest:

  • First Place -- Poets and Muses Podcast
  • First Place -- Poets and Muses Electronic Newsletter
  • First Place -- Poets and Muses Web Copy
  • Second Place -- Single Poem, “A Declaration of Loyalty”
  • Third Place -- Single Poem, “Sanctuary”
  • Third Place -- Poets and Muses Social-Media Presence
  • Honorable Mention -- Poets and Muses Website edited by entrant

2019 Phoenix Poetry Slam Erotic Haiku Deathmatch winner

More Information

Gives readings: 
Travels for readings: 
Identifies as: 
Asian American
Raised in: 
New York, NY
New York
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Last update: Oct 08, 2021