Scott Edward Anderson

Poet, Creative Nonfiction Writer

Brooklyn, NY
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Author's Bio

Scott Edward Anderson is an award-winning poet, memoirist, essayist, and translator. He is the author of Azorean Suite: A poem of the moment/Suite Açoriana: Um poema do momento (Letras Lavadas, 2020), Falling Up: A Memoir of Second Chances (Homebound Publications, 2019), which recently received the 1st Literary Award of Letras Lavadas in conjunction with PEN Açores, the Nautilus Award‑winning Dwelling: an ecopoem (Shanti Arts, 2018), Fallow Field (Aldrich Press, 2013), and Walks in Nature’s Empire (The Countryman Press, 1995).

He has been a Concordia Fellow at the Millay Colony for the Arts and received the Nebraska Review Award and Aldrich Emerging Poets Award. His work has appeared in the American Poetry Review, Alaska Quarterly Review, Cimarron Review, The Cortland Review, Many Mountains Moving, Terrain, and the anthologies Dogs Singing (Salmon Poetry, 2011) and The Incredible Sestina Anthology (Write Bloody, 2013), among other publications.

Publications & Prizes

Creative Nonfiction

Book:
Falling Up: A Memoir of Second Chances (Homebound Publications, 2019)
Journals:
Basalt
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Bloomsbury Review
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Poetry

Anthologies:
The Incredible Sestina Anthology (Write Bloody Publishing, 2013)
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Dogs Singing: A Tribute Anthology (Salmon Poetry (Ireland), 2011)
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Under A Gull's Wing: Poems and Photographs of the Jersey Shore (Down the Shore Publishing, 1996)
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Fire Readings: a Collection of Contemporary Writing From the Shakespeare and Company Fire Benefit Readings (Frank Books, 1991)
Books:
Azorean Suite: A poem of the moment/Suite Açoriana: um poema do momento (Letras Lavadas, 2020)
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Dwelling: an ecopoem (Shanti Arts Publishing, 2018)
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FALLOW FIELD (poems) (Aldrich Press, 2013)
Journals:
A New Song
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CrossConnect
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Elegant Thorn Review
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Isotope
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Kimera
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La Petite Zine
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Many Mountains Moving
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Nebraska Review
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Parlor
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Philadelphia Stories
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Picaroon Poetry
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Piedmont Literary Review
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Yellow Chair Review
Prizes won: 

Nautilus Book Award for Dwelling 2020; First Literary Award from Letras Lavadas, in conjunction with PEN Azores, 2020 for Falling Up; Concordia Fellow, Millay Colony for the Arts, 2002; Larry Aldrich Emerging Poets Award, 1998; Nebraska Review Award, 1997

More Information

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Last update: Jan 24, 2021