Martin Dickinson

Poet

2209 Hall Place N.W.
Washington, DC 20007
Phone: 
(202) 338-8588

Author's Bio

Martin has read Emily Dickinson at the Library of Congress for the Favorite Poem Project, and his reflections on “The Grass so little has to do” are included in the project’s anthology, An Invitation to Poetry, edited by Robert Pinsky, Maggie Dietz and Rosemarie Ellis.

Born in Pittsburgh and raised in Pennsylvania and Southeastern Massachusetts, distance runner and lover of nature, he is the father of two sons and a daughter, and grandfather of one grandson. Martin lives in Washington, D.C., where he works for an environmental organization.

Publications & Prizes

Anthology:
World of Water, World of Sand (Shank Painter Publishing, 2006)
Chapbook:
My Concept of Time (Finishing Line Press, 2015)
Journals:
California Quarterly
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Heartlodge
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Isotope
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nth position
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poeticdiversity
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Personal Favorites

What I'm reading now: 
The Wild Braid by Kunitz, Old Heart by Plumly, On Becoming a Person by Rogers, Crossing Unmarked Snow by Stafford, Anna Karenina by Tolstoy

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
White, Irish American
Prefers to work with: 
Adults, Naturalists/Environmentalists
Born in: 
Pittsburgh
Raised in: 
Scituate, MA
Massachusetts
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Last update: Jan 25, 2014