Martha Silano

Poet

Bellevue College
Bellevue, WA 98007

Publications & Prizes

Anthologies:
Poems in Books & Anthologies: FEAST: Poetry and Recipes for a Full Seating at Dinner (Black Lawrence Press, 2014)
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St Peter’s B-list: Contemporary Poems Inspired by the Saints (Ave Maria Press, 2014)
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Alive at the Center (Ooligan Press, 2013)
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The Crafty Poet: A Portable Workshop (Wind Publications, 2013)
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A Face to Meet the Faces: An Anthology of Contemporary Persona Poetry (Akron University Press, 2012)
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The Poetry Gymnasium: Exercises for Your Imagination (MacFarland & Company Inc, 2011)
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Seriously Funny: Poems About Love, God, War, Art, Sex, Madness, and Everything Else (University of Georgia Press, 2010)
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Starting Today: Poems for Obama’s First 100 Days (University of Iowa Press, 2010)
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The Best American Poetry Series (Scribner, 2009)
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The Working Poet: Seventy-Five Exercises in Poetry Writing (Autumn House Press, 2009)
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Letters to the World: Poems from the WOM-PO Listserv (Red Hen Press, 2008)
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Not For Mothers Only: Contemporary Poems on Child Getting and Child Rearing (Fence Books, 2008)
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White Ink: Poems on Mothers & Motherhood (Demeter Press, 2008)
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Long Journey: Contemporary Northwest Poets (Oregon State University Press, 2007)
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Birds in the Hand: Fiction and Poetry About Birds (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2004)
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Red, White, & Blues: Poetic Vistas on the Promise of America (University of Iowa Press, 2004)
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Poetry Daily: 366 Poems from the World’s Most Popular Poetry Website (Source Books, 2003)
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American Poetry: The Next Generation (Carnegie Mellon University Press, 2000)
Books:
Reckless Lovely (Saturnalia Books, 2014)
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The Little Office of the Immaculate Conception (Saturnalia Books, 2011)
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Blue Positive (Steel Toe Books, 2006)
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What the Truth Tastes Like (Nightshade Press, 1999)
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Prizes won: 

The 2010 Saturnalia Books Poetry Prize

The Cincinnati Review's 2013 John and Adele Schiff Poetry Award

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
Italian American
Prefers to work with: 
Adults
Born in: 
New Brunswick
Raised in: 
Metuchen, NJ
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Last update: Oct 12, 2013