Judith Skillman


1017 North 31st Street
Renton, WA 98056
(425) 784-7507

Author's Bio

Judith Skillman is the author of fifteen collections of poetry. Her how to is Broken Lines—The Art & Craft of Poetry, Lummox Press. Poems have appeared in Poetry, FIELD, Seneca Review, The Iowa Review, Southern Review, Pontoon, and other journals and anthologies. Skillman is the recipient of an Eric Mathieu King Fund Award from the Academy of American Poets for Storm, Blue Begonia Press. She has taught at City University, Richard Hugo House, and elsewhere. House of Burnt Offerings is forthcoming from Tebot Bach. Visit judithskillman.com

Publications & Prizes

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

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Greenbelt, MD
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Last update: Dec 23, 2014