Nancy Vieira Couto


Ithaca, NY
New York US

Publications & Prizes

Like Light: 25 Years of Poetry & Prose by Bright Hill Poets & Writers (Bright Hill Press, 2017)
The Gávea-Brown Book of Portuguese-American Poetry (Gávea-Brown Publications, 2012)
Good Poems, American Places (Viking, 2011)
DIAGRAM III (Del Sol Press, 2008)
The Giant Book of Poetry (Level 4 Press, 2006)
Poetry Daily: 366 Poems from the World's Most Popular Poetry Website (Sourcebooks, 2003)
Second Word Thursdays (Bright Hill Press, 1999)
Out of the Catskills and Just Beyond (Bright Hill Press, 1997)
Pittsburgh Book of Contemporary Poetry (University of Pittsburgh Press, 1993)
The Face in the Water (University of Pittsburgh Press, 1990)
Carlisle & the Common Accident (Foothills Publishing, 2011)
American Voice
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Mississippi Review
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Prizes won: 

Community Arts Partnership of Tompkins County Fellowship, 2002; National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship in Poetry, 1999; Constance Saltonstall Foundation for the Arts Grant, 1998; American Antiquarian Society-Lila Wallace-Reader's Digest Fund Creative and Performing Artists and Writers Fellowship, 1995; Gettysburg Review Award for 1994 in the Field of Poetry; Agnes Lynch Starrett Prize, University of Pittsburgh Press, 1989; National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship in Poetry, 1987; New York State Creative Artists Program Service Fellowship, 1982-1983

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Identifies as: 
Portuguese American
Born in: 
New Bedford, MA
Raised in: 
New Bedford & Dartmouth, MA
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Last update: May 21, 2019