Mary Fitzpatrick

Poet

3028 Margaret Drive
Pasadena, CA 91107

Author's Bio

Mary Fitzpatrick’s poems have been finalists for the Joy Harjo Poetry Prize and the Slapering Hol Chapbook Award; short-listed for the Fish Publishing Prize; have been featured in Mississippi Review, Atlanta Review and North American Review as contest finalists; and have also been published or are forthcoming in such journals as Agenda (UK), Briar Cliff Review, Hunger Mountain, Miramar, The Paterson Review, Pratik, Spillway, Terrain.com, and nine anthologies. A graduate of UC Santa Cruz with an MFA from UMass Amherst, she is a fourth-generation Angeleno who feels at home in Ireland.

Publications & Prizes

Anthologies:
BirdSong (Foothills Publishing, 2016)
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Wide Awake: Poets of Los Angeles and Beyond (Beyond Baroque Books, 2015)
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Beyond the Lyric Moment (Tebot Bach, 2014)
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A Bird Black as the Sun (Green Poet Press, 2011)
Journals:
Agenda
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Ally
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ASKEW
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Atlanta Review
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Dos Passos Review
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Miramar Poetry Journal
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Mississippi Review
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Pawn Review
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Poet & Critic
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Pratik
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Puerto del Sol
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Quarry West
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Spillway
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The Briar Cliff Review

Personal Favorites

Favorite authors: 
Virginia Woolf, Robert Lowell, H.D., Paisley Rekdal, James Wright, Charles Wright, Franz Wright, Lucille Clifton, Robert Hass, David St. John, Jericho Brown, AND SO ON.

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Born in: 
Los Angeles, CA
California
Raised in: 
Pasadena, CA
California
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Last update: Dec 13, 2020