Sandy Sue Benitez

Poet

San Jacinto, CA 92583

Author's Bio

Books: Cherry Blossom Days (Flutter Press), Petal Storm (Savage Garden Press), The Lilac City (Origami Poems Project),  Anthologies: Lilith (Fortunate Childe Publications, 2009) and Postcards from Eve (Fortunate Childe Publications, 2009). Nominated for Best of the Net, 2006 Editor's Choice, Scorched Earth, February 2006 Third Place, IBPC Poetry Competition, August 2008 Featured Poet, Avantgarde Times Nominated for Dzanc Books Best of the Web, 2010 Nominated for Pushcart Prize, 2010

Publications & Prizes

Anthologies:
A Bird Black as the Sun (Green Poet Press, 2011)
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Dan River Anthology (Dan River Press, 2003)
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MOTA 3: Courage Anthology (Triple Tree Publishing, 2003)
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Stories of the Wild (Murie Center, 2001)
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WPFW 89.5 Poetry Anthology: The Poet and the Poem (WPFW, 2000)
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Poetry & Prose: An Anthology of writers of Jefferson & Berkeley Counties (Four Seasons Books, 1998)
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Odd Angles of Heaven: Contemporary Poetry by People of Faith (Harold Shaw Publishing, 1994)
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Poetry from the Amicus Journal (Tioga Publishing Company, 1990)
Books:
Science And (FutureCycle Press, 2014)
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Habitat: Stories of Bent Realism (Del Sol Press, 2013)
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The Lost Ones (Del Sol Press, 2012)
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Narthex and other stories by H.D. (Book Thug, 2011)
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Cosmographia - a post-Lucretian faux micro-epic (Book Thug, 2010)
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22 Skidoo / SubTractions (Book Thug, 2009)
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Bridge of Sand (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2009)
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Ever Violet (D-N Publishing, 2007)
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Mall-hopping with the Great I AM, poems (Somondoco Press, 2006)
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Okie Chronicles (David Robert Books, 2005)
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Soul Cavalcade (Coral Press, 2005)
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The Novice Mourner (Bear Star Press, 2005)
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Stereopticon (David Robert Books, 2004)
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To day --- Minutes only (Goats & Compasses Press, 2004)
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Cutting Time (Coral Press, 2003)
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Dislocations in Crystal (Coach House, 2003)
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Life Inside: A Memoir (Washington Square Press, 2003)
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Embalming Mom (University of Iowa Press, 2002)
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Saunter (University of Georgia Press, 2002)
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Autobiography of So-and-So (New Issues Press, 2001)
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Greatest Hits: 1981-2000 (Pudding House Publications, 2001)
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Pink Cadillac (Coral Press, 2001)
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Finding It (Mille Grazie Press, 2000)
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Playing in Traffic (Founder's Hill Press, 2000)
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The Sting Rays (Electron Press, 2000)
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Guilty as Charged (Cross-Cultural Communications, 1999)
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Learning By Heart (University of Iowa Press, 1999)
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Between Ourselves (Backwoods Broadsides, 1997)
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The Best of Cream City Rev (University of Wisconsin Milwaukee Press, 1997)
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Zen Yentas in Bondage (Cross-Cultural Communications, 1997)
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New Poems of the River Spirits (University of Pittsburgh Press, 1996)
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A Calendar of Worship & Other Poems (Plane Bucket Press, 1995)
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Iterations of the Diagonal (Shuffaloff Books, 1995)
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Embracing the Fall (Plain View Press, 1994)
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Postmortem (University of Georgia Press, 1994)
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Cutting Stone (Houghton Mifflin, 1992)
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Shepherdstown Historic Firsts (Four Seasons Books, 1992)
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College Handbook of Creative Writing (Harcourt Brace, 1991)
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These Are My Shoes (Boz, 1991)
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The Dream Givers (Lake Shore Publishing, 1990)
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Noah's Daughter (University of Western Florida, 1988)
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The Panhandler (University of Western Florida, 1988)
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The Way to Heron Mountain, Poems (Night Tree Press, Rome, NY, 1986)
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The Game (Scribner, 1973)
Chapbooks:
Petal Storm (Flutter Press, 2010)
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The Lollipop Club (Victorian Violet Press, 2010)
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Beneath a Black Pearl Sky (Flutter Press, 2009)
Journals:
ABZ #1
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Agenda
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Ally
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Antietam Review
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Art/Life Limited Editions
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Askew Poetry
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Atlanta Review
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Atlantic Monthly
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Colorado Quarterly
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Defenestration
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Elimae
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Falling Star
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Fiction Network
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Flutter
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Georgetown Review
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Half Tones to Jubilee
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Hanging Moss Journal
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House Organ
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Illumen
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ken*again
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Leaf Garden
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Lily Lit Review
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Litsnack
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Loch Raven Review
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McCall's
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Media & Methods
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Mississippi Review
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Mississippi Valley Review
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Mother Jones
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Nebraska Review
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Negative Capability
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Noah's Daughter
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Omni
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Orange Room Review
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Parnassus
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Potomac Review
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Provincetown Arts
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Quarry West
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Reconfigurations
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Rivendell
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San Francisco Bay Guardian
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Scorched Earth Publishing
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Snake Nation Review
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Solo
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The Armchair Aesthete
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The Beat
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The Bridge
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The Dos Passos Review
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The Griffin
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The New Yorker
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The Other Side
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The Stray Branch
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Thick With Conviction
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Timber Creek Review
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True Poet Magazine
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Ultramar Literatura
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Woman Poet
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Writer's Almanac
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Yankee Magazine
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Zygote in My Coffee
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Zygote in My Coffee Print Edition
Performances:
Beyond Baroque (2011)
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Cobalt Cafe (2011)
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SoapBox Poets (2011)
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Writer's Row (2011)

More Information

Gives readings: 
No
Travels for readings: 
No
Identifies as: 
Asian American
Prefers to work with: 
Adults, Seniors
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Selma
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Last update: Jun 19, 2019