Judith Skillman

Poet

6835 113th Place SE
Newcastle, WA 98056
Phone: 
(425) 785-7507

Author's Bio

Judith Skillman is the author of numerous collections of poetry, including Kafkas Shadow, House of Burnt Offerings, and The Phoenix: New & Selected Poems. She is the recipient of an Eric Mathieu King Fund Award from the Academy of American Poets, and an Artist Trust GAP grant for Came Home to Winter. Her poems have appeared in Poetry, Shenandoah, Prairie Schooner, Zyzzyva, We Refugees, and other journals and anthologies.

Publications & Prizes

Anthologies:
First Water-The Best of Pirene's Fountain (Glass Lyre Press, 2013)
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New Poets of the American West (Many Voices Press, 2010)
Books:
Angles of Separataion (Glass Lyre Press, 2014)
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House of Burnt Offerings (Tebot Bach, 2014)
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The Phoenix-New and Selected Poems 2007-2013 (Dream Horse Press, 2014)
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Broken Lines-The Art & Craft of Poetry (Lummox Press, 2013)
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The White Cypress (Cervena Barva Press, 2011)
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The Never (Dream Horse Press, 2010)
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Prisoner of the Swifts (Ahadada Books, 2009)
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Coppelia: Certain Digressions (WordTech Communications, 2007)
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Heat Lightning: New and Selected Poems 1986-2006 (Silverfish Review Press, 2006)
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Circe's Island (Silverfish Review Press, 2003)
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Red Town (Silverfish Review Press, 2001)
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Sweetbrier (Blue Begonia Press, 2001)
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Storm (Blue Begonia Press, 1998)
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Beethoven & the Birds (Blue Begonia Press, 1996)
Journals: , ,
Journal of the American Medical Association
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Northwest Review
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Poetry Chicago
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Prizes won: 

Artist Trust GAP Grant, WA  State; Eric Mathieu King Fund, Academy of American Poets; King County Public Arts Grant; Washington State Writer's Fellowhsip; Centrum Foundation Grant; King County Publication Prize

Personal Favorites

Favorite authors: 
Mandelstam, Cavafy, Transtromer, Levine, Hesse, Camus, Gilbert, Kaschnitz

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
European American, Polish American
Prefers to work with: 
Children
Fluent in: 
French
Born in: 
Ottawa, QC
Canada
Quebec
Raised in: 
Greenbelt, MD
Maryland
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Last update: Feb 02, 2020