Mary Makofske

Poet, Fiction Writer

N/A
Warwick, NY 10990
Phone: 
845-986-9477

Publications & Prizes

Fiction

Anthology:
Crossing Lines (Main Street Rag, 2015)
Journals: ,
Iris
,
Plainswoman
,
Rockhurst Review
,
The Gamut

Poetry

Anthologies:
Fire and Rain: Ecopoetry of California (Scarlet Tanager Books, 2018)
,
New Oxford Shakespeare: The Complete Works, Modern Critical Edition (Oxford University Press, 2016)
,
The Doll Collection (Terrapin Books, 2016)
,
A Taste of Poetry (Walt Whitman Center, 2015)
,
Raising Lily Ledbetter: Women Poets Occupy the Workplace (Lost Horse Press, 2015)
,
A Slant of Light: Contemporary Women Writers of the Hudson Valley (Codhill Press, 2013)
,
A Ritual to Read Together: Poems in Conversation with William Stafford (Woodley Press, 2013)
,
Hunger and Thirst (San Diego City Works Press, 2013)
,
Adrienne Rich: A Tribute Anthology (Split Oak Press, 2012)
,
From Dusk to Need (Flume Press, 2010)
,
In a Fine Frenzy: Poets Respond to Shakespeare (University of Iowa Press, 2005)
,
Proposing on the Brooklyn Bridge (Grayson Books, 2003)
,
Essential Love (Grayson Books, 2000)
,
Tangled Vines (Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1992)
Books:
World Enough, and Time (Kelsay Books, 2017)
,
Traction (Ashland Poetry Press, 2011)
,
The Disappearance of Gargoyles (Thorntree Press, 1988)
Chapbook:
Eating Nasturtiums (Flume Press, 1998)
Prizes won: 

Atlanta Review International Poetry Prize, 2017; New Millennium Poetry Prize, 2017; 2010 Snyder Prize (manuscript competition, Ashland Poetry Press); 2nd Prize, Allen Ginsberg Awards, Paterson Literary Review, 2015; The Ledge Poetry Prize, 2012; 2012 Lamar York 2nd Place Prize for Nonfiction, Chattahoochee Review; 3rd place in 2011 William Matthews Poetry Prize competition; Lullwater Prize; Robert Penn Warren Poetry Prize; Spoon River Review Poetry Prize; Flume Press Chapbook prize; Honorable Mentions in Allen Ginsberg Prize and Barbara Mandigo Kelly Peace Poetry Prize.

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Washington DC
Raised in: 
Washington DC
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Last update: May 16, 2019