Publications & Prizes
Stephen F. Austin State University Press chose Sandra Marchetti’s Aisle 228, a full-length manuscript of poems on baseball, as a selection for their 2023 Poetry Series. Aisle 228 was previously a finalist for the 2021 Barry Spacks Prize from Gunpowder Press, The Word Works' Washington Prize, the 2021 Lauria/Frasca Prize from Bordighera Press, and the 2019 Moon City Press Poetry Award. Sandra's other full-length manuscript-in-progress, DIORAMA, was recently a finalist for the 2020 Moon City Press Poetry Award and Bordighera Press' Lauria/Frasca Prize. Erin Elizabeth Smith selected Sandra's book, Confluence, to be published in Sundress Publications' 2015 catalog. Sandy won 2nd Prize in Prick of the Spindle's 2014 Poetry Open Competition for her poem, "One Secret." She also won Midwest Writing Center’s 2011 Mississippi Valley Chapbook Contest for The Canopy. Sandy has served as a writer-in-residence at University of Southern Indiana, Millikin University, Asnuntuck Community College, Sundress Academy for the Arts, Hambidge Center, and an artist’s fellow at Vermont Studio Center and Write On, Door County. Her manuscript, "Confluence," was also a quarterfinalist for Able Muse’s 2012 Book Award. She was a finalist in Mary Journal's 2015 Editors' Prize, Gulf Coast’s 2011 Poetry Prize and Phoebe's 2009 Greg Grummer Poetry Contest.