Maureen Alsop

Poet

Author's Bio

 

Maureen Alsop, Ph.D. is the author of Later, Knives & Trees; Mirror Inside Coffin;  Mantic; Apparition Wren (also a Spanish Edition translated by Mario Domínguez Parra); and several chapbooks. She is the winner of the Tony Quagliano International Poetry Award through the Hawaii Council for the Humanities, Harpur Palate's Milton Kessler Memorial Prize for Poetry and The Bitter Oleander’s Frances Locke Memorial Poetry Award, among others. Her poems have been nominated for Pushcart Prize on numerous occasions.   Her translations of the poetry of Juana de Ibarbourou (Uruguay, 1892-1979) and Mario Domínguez Parra are available through Poetry Salzburg Review.  She teaches online with the Poetry Barn and is the book editor for Poemeleon. 

Publications & Prizes

Anthology:
A Face to Meet the Faces. An Anthology of Contemporary Persona Poetry (University of Akron Press, 2015)
Books:
Mirror Inside Coffin (WordTech Editions, 2015)
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Later, Knives & Trees (Negative Capability Press, 2014)
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Mantic (Augury Books, 2013)
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Apparition Wren (Main Street Rag, 2007)
Chapbooks:
a blade of grass made bare by its own anatomy (Blue Hour Press, 2012)
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Twelve Greatest Hits (Pudding House Press, 2010)
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the dream and the dream you spoke (Spire Press, 2009)
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Nightingale Habit (Finishing Line Press, 2006)
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Origin of Stone (liana press, 2004)
Journals:
Typo Magazine
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88: A Journal of Contemporary American Poetry
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Action Yes
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Barrow Street
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Birmingham Poetry Review
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ditch
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Drunken Boat
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Escape Into Life
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Georgetown Review
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Handsome
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Interpoezia
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Kenyon Review Online
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Mantis: A Journal of Poetry, Criticism & Translation
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Many Mountains Moving
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Margie
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Meanjin
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MiPOesias
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Out Of Nothing
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Pank
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Poetry Salzburg Review
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Swink
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Texas Review
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The Citron Review
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Tuesday; An Art Project
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Verse Daily
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Watershed Review
Prizes won: 

Tony Quagliano International Poetry Award (Hawai‘i Council for the Humanities), Harpur Palate’s Milton Kessler Memorial Award in Poetry, Bitter Oleander's Frances Locke Memorial Award in Poetry, Eleventh Muse Poetry Prize, six Pushcart nominations

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
American, Australian
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Born in: 
Pontiac
Raised in: 
MI
Michigan
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Last update: Mar 31, 2020