Marjorie Tesser

Poet, Fiction Writer

Author's Bio

Marjorie Tesser’s poetry and fiction have appeared in Anomaly, Drunken Boat, Exoplanet, and SWWIM Everyday, and in other journals and anthologies. She won the 2019 John B. Santoianni Award from the Academy of American Poets.  Her poetry chapbooks are THE IMPORTANT THING IS (Firewheel Chapbook Award Winner, 2010) and The Magic Feather (Finishing Line Press, 2011). She has co-edited three anthologies, most recently Travellin’ Mama: Mothers, Motherhood and Travel (Demeter Press, 2019), and  is editor in chief of Mom Egg Review.

Publications & Prizes

Fiction

Anthologies:
Borderlands and Crossroads - Writing the Motherland (Demeter Press, 2016)
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Nancy Drew Anthology (Silver Birch Press, 2016)
Journals: ,
Exoplanet Magazine
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Saturday Evening Post

Poetry

Anthology:
The Doll Collection (Terrapin Books, 2016)
Chapbooks:
The Magic Feather (Finishing Line Press, 2011)
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THE IMPORTANT THING IS...Card Game (Firewheel Editions, 2010)
Journals: ,
Drunken Boat
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Prizes won: 

Firewheel Chapbook Award
2019 John B. Santoianni Award from the Academy of American Poets

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
Feminist
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Brooklyn, NY
New York
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Last update: Sep 06, 2019