Joan McMillan

Poet

Phone: 
(831) 335-9012

Author's Bio

I am currently working on a romantic comedy, The Pleasure Palace, set in Santa Cruz, California.

Publications & Prizes

Anthologies:
Touching Fire (Running Press, 1998)
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Love's Shadow (Crossing Press, 1993)
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Catholic Girls (Penguin/Plume, 1992)
Journals:
Americas Review
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Birmingham Poetry Review
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Common Journeys
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Comstock Review
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Maryland Poetry Review
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Monterey Poetry Review
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New Virginia Review
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Onthebus
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Porter Gulch Review
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Portland Oregonian
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Quarry West
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Writing for Our Lives
Prizes won: 

Mary Lonnberg Smith Poetry Award, Cabrillo College James Phelan Award, San Jose State University Virginia de Araujo Award, Academy of American Poets Mary Lonnberg Smith Award (Creative Nonfiction), San Jose State University

Personal Favorites

What I'm reading now: 
The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne, The Virago Book of Fairy Tales by Angela Carter, Fruitflesh by Gail Brandeis, The Bloody Chamber by Angela Carter

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
Italian American
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Los Angeles
Raised in: 
Sepulveda, CA
California
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Last update: Mar 11, 2019