Maxine Scates

Poet

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Eugene, OR 97405-4466
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Author's Bio

Maxine Scates is the author of four books of poetry, My Wilderness (forthcoming October 2021, Pitt Poetry Series), Undone, Black Loam and Toluca Street, and co-editor, with David Trinidad, of Holding Our Own: The Selected Poems of Ann Stanford (Copper Canyon). Her poems have been widely published in such journals as AGNI, The American Poetry Review, Ironwood, The New England Review, The New Yorker, Ploughshares, Poetry and The Virginia Quarterly Review. She has taught at Lane Community College, Lewis and Clark and Reed College. Currently, she teaches privately. She has lived in Eugene, Oregon since 1973.  

Publications & Prizes

Anthologies:
Pushcart Prize XL: Best of the Small Presses (Pushcart Press, 2016)
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Pushcart Prize XXXIV: Best of the Small Presses (Pushcart Press, 2010)
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Long Journey: Contemporary Northwest Poets (Oregon State University Press, 2006)
Books:
Undone (New Issues Press, 2011)
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Black Loam (Cherry Grove, 2005)
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Toluca Street (University of Pittsburgh Press, 1989)
Prizes won: 

Among other awards, her work has received the Agnes Lynch Starrett Poetry Prize, the Oregon Book Award for Poetry, and two Pushcart Prizes.

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
White
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Los Angeles, CA
California
Raised in: 
Los Angeles, CA
California
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Last update: Feb 23, 2021