Maria McLeod

Poet, Fiction Writer

516 High Street Western Washington University
Bellingham, WA 98225
Phone: 
360-650-4270
Twitter: 

Author's Bio

Maria McLeod publishes poetry, fiction, monologues and plays, three of which have been performed on stage. She has performed as part of the following reading series and/or at these venues,: Public Pool, Hamtramck, Mich.; Poet as Art, Lucia Douglass Gallery, Bellingham, Wash.; Poetry Night, Bellingham, Wash.; Parkplace Books, Kirkland; Pittsburgh City Theatre; the Ceres Gallery in New York City; and the Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh. She received her MFA in poetry from the University of Pittsburgh in 1995. Originally from the Detroit area, she lives in Bellingham, Washington, where she serves as an associate professor of journalism for Western Washington University. (photo credit - Cheryl Crooks)

Writers Retreats: 

Publications & Prizes

Fiction

Journals: ,
Fabulist
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Quarter After Eight

Poetry

Journals:
13th Moon
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99 Pine Street
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Crab Orchard Review
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Critical Quarterly
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Floating Bridge Review
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Pearl Magazine
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PMS: poemmemoirstory
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Puerto del Sol
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West Review
Prizes won: 

WaterSedge Poetry Chapbook Content Winner 2020, judged by Oregon State Poet Laureate Kim Stafford; Indiana Review Poetry Prize, 1st Place, judged by Denise Duhamel; Robert J DeMott Short Prose Prize, 1st place, Judged by Thisbe Nissen; three Pushcart Prize nominations; Spoken Word, 1st Place, Lollapalooza Star Lake Amphitheatre; Sow's Ear Chapbook Contest, second place; Honorable Mention, Academy of American Pen Women.

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
White
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
MI
Michigan
Raised in: 
MI
Michigan
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Last update: Aug 20, 2021