Margaret R. Sáraco


41 Gates Avenue
Montclair, NJ 07042

Author's Bio

Margaret R. Sáraco is a poet who enjoys composing as well as performing her poetry. She grew up in an Italian-American extended family in New York, then attended Syracuse University and studied theater. She was awarded two master's degrees in Women’s Studies (CUNY Graduate Center) and another in Mathematics (Montclair State University) all of which informs her writing. Her work has appeared in anthologies and journals. She has been a featured reader at The Art and Poetry of Teaching, Havdalah Café, Gallery U, Welcome the Sabbath Bride, Poetry at the ANT Bookstore, and others. She has presented  and conducted workshops at Stockton Tour of Poetry, Save our Schools, Hudson Valley Writing Project (keynote speaker), the American Italian Historical Association, Montclair State and New York Universities on writing, teaching, activism and music. She also writes short stories and has written numerous non-fiction articles and columns on contemporary life, music, health and feminism for a variety of publications. Currently, she lives in Montclair, New Jersey.


Publications & Prizes

Show us Your Papers (Main Street Rag Publishing Company, 2020)
Italian American and the Arts & Culture (Italian American Studies Association, 2007)
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Home Planet News
Ovunque Siamo
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Poets Online
Prizes won: 

Honorable Mention in the 2020 Allen Ginsberg Poetry Awards

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Feminist, Italian American
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Born in: 
Glen Cove, NY
New York
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New York
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Last update: Jul 08, 2021