Paul Siegell

Poet

Willow Grove, PA
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Author's Bio

"HUNGRY MY HEAVY BUOYANT!" Paul Siegell is Pennsylvania's 2021 Montgomery County Poet Laureate and the author of Take Out Delivery (Spuyten Duyvil, 2018), wild life rifle fire (Otoliths Books, 2010), jambandbootleg (A-Head Publishing, 2009) and Poemergency Room (Otoliths Books, 2008). 

He is an award-winning creative director at The Philadelphia Inquirer and was a senior editor at Painted Bride Quarterly from 2007-2019. In 2015, his work was selected for the Pennsylvania’s Center for the Book’s Public Poetry Project. A Pushcart Prize nominee, Paul has contributed to American Poetry ReviewBlack Warrior ReviewRattle, and many other fine journals.

Publications & Prizes

Anthologies:
Nonsense Verse: An Anthology (Moonstone Press, 2021)
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It Was Written: Poetry Inspired by Hip-Hop (Minor Arcana Press, 2015)
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The Gulf Stream: Poems of the Gulf Coast (Snake Nation Press, 2013)
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New Pony: A Horse Less Anthology (Horse Less Press, 2010)
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The Red Room: Writings from Press 1 (Straw Gate Books, 2010)
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What We Brought Back: Jewish Life After Birthright- Reflections by Alumni of Taglit-Birthright Israel Trips (Toby Press, 2010)
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Apocalypse Anthology (Flying Guillotine Press, 2009)
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Anthology of Younger Poets (Other Voices, 2008)
Books:
Take Out Delivery (Spuyten Duyvil, 2018)
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wild life rifle fire (Otoliths Books, 2010)
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jambandbootleg (A-Head Publishing, 2009)
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Poemergency Room (Otoliths Books, 2008)
Chapbooks:
The Tongue They Shared (Moonstone Press, 2021)
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JAM> (Ungovernable Press, 2008)
Journals:
5 A.M.
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Coconut Poetry
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Dark Sky Magazine
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Denver Syntax
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Dum Dum Zine
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Dusie
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Everyday Genius
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Festival Writer
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Fox Chase Review
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GHOTI
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Helen
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Horse Less Review
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InDigest
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Kulture Vulture
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La Petite Zine
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listenlight
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Maintenant
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MiPOesias
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No Tell Motel
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NOÖ Journal
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Oranges & Sardines
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Otoliths
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PFS Post
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Philadelphia Stories
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Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
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Really System
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Sawbuck
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Shampoo
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Sir!
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Siren
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SLAB
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Softblow
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Sous Rature
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Sprung Formal
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Sundog
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The Beat
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The Portable Boog City Reader
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The Splinter Generation
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Three Rivers Poetry Journal
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Umbrella
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Vox
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West Wind Review
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wheelhouse magazine
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Where is the river
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Word For/Word
Prizes won: 

Winner: Pennsylvania's 2021 Montgomery County Poet Laureate; Runner Up: 2021 Moonstone Chapbook Contest; Nominee: Pushcart Prize, 2018; Finalist: Fact-Simile Editions Chapbook Award, 2017; Honoree: Pennsylvania Center for the Book’s Public Poetry Project, 2015; Finalist: Gigantic Sequins Poetry Comics Awards, 2015; Honorable Mention: 1913's Open Reading Period, 2012; Nominee: Goodreads Choice Awards Best Poetry, 2010; Winner: Goodreads Poetry Contest, May 2010; Third Place: Masters National Poetry Award, Judge: Julia Kasdorf, 1999

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Last update: Jul 07, 2021