Mary Kay Rummel


5538 W. Danube Rd.
Minneapolis, MN 55432

Publications & Prizes

Cypher Garden (Blue Light Press, 2017)
The Lifeline Trembles (Blue Light Press, 2014)
What's Left is the Singing (Blue Light Press, 2010)
The Illuminations (WordTech Communications, 2006)
Green Journey, Red Bird (Loonfeather Press, 2000)
This Body She's Entered (New Rivers Press, 1989)
Love in the End (Bright Hill Press, 2008)
The Long Journey Into North (Juniper Press, 1998)
Prizes won: 

Poet Laureate of Ventura County, 2014-2016

Winner of 2014 Blue Light Press Poetry Book Competition

Winner, ArtTales, 2015

Eight nominations by presses for a Pushcart Prize

First Prize Winner 2012 Ventura County Writers Club Poetry Competition

First Prize Winner 2012 Crossroads Irish American Poetry Competition

Finalist with book publication, Blue Light Press Poetry Competition, 2009

Finalist with book publication, Bright Hill Press Competition, 2007

Laureate Sonnet Award at 2013, 2014. 2016 Great River Shakespeare Festival

Finalist, Pablo Neruda Poetry Prize, 1990 and 1995, 2001, 2004, 2007, 2008, 2013, 2016, 2019

Minnesota Book Award finalist,

Minnesota Voices Winner in Poetry, 1988

Loft Mentor Award in Poetry, 1985–86

More Information

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Identifies as: 
Irish American
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Born in: 
St. Paul
Raised in: 
St. Paul, MN
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Last update: May 27, 2019