Marta Ferguson

Poet

Wordhound Writing & Editing Services, LLC P.O. Box 10289
Columbia, MO 65205-4005

Author's Bio

For 11 years Marta Ferguson has been the sole proprietor of Wordhound Writing & Editing Services, LLC. Prior to that, she was the poetry editor at The Missouri Review. She holds a Ph.D. in English from the University of Missouri-Columbia and teaches periodically for non-specialist audiences.

Her first full-length manuscript, which includes two Pushcart-nominated poems, is currently making the contest rounds.

Publications & Prizes

Book:
Mustang Sally Pays Her Debt to Wilson Pickett (Main Street Rag, 2005)
Journals:
5 AM
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Amoskeag
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Bluestem Magazine
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Comstock Review
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Connecticut Review
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Crab Orchard Review
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Pearl Magazine
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Poetry Daily
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Puerto del Sol
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Spillway
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Prizes won: 

Finalist, 2012 White Pine Poetry Prize. Finalist, 2010 Gell Poetry Prize. Finalist, 2011 Alligator Juniper National Writing Contest. Finalist, 2005 Main Street Rag Chapbook Competition. Semi-Finalist, 2005 Poetry West Chapbook Competition. Finalist, 2004 Pudding House Chapbook Competition.

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
Feminist
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Fluent in: 
English
Raised in: 
IA
Iowa
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Last update: Feb 16, 2013