Victoria Twomey


New York US

Author's Bio

Victoria Twomey is a Pushcart nominated poet and an award-winning  artist. Her poems have been published in several anthologies, in newspapers and online, including BigCityLit, The High Window, The Long Island Quarterly, The Tipton Poetry Journal, Verse-Virtual, The Agape Review, The Trouvaille Review and The RavensPerch. Her poem "Pieta" was nominated for a Pushcart Prize, while “Paradise” was a finalist in the 2022 Rash Award in Poetry Contest from Broad River Review, and “White Dress on a Clothesline” was awarded the 95th Moon Prize from Writing In A Woman’s Voice. She was the Featured American Poet in the Winter 2022 issue of the High Window. Her full-length, debut book of poetry, Glimpse, was published in April 2023 by Kelsay Books.

Glimpse, Selected Poems by Victoria Twomey (Kelsay Books)

Individual Poems Published in:
As it Ought To Be Magazine
Autumn Sky Poetry Daily
Bards Annual 2022
Broad River Review
Celestal Review
First Literary Review-East 
Green Ink Poetry
Green Shoes Sanctuary
Home Planet News
Long Island Quarterly
“Long Island Sounds 2005 & 2006” (North   Sea Poetry Scene Press)
North Shore Woman's Newspaper
Northport Observer
Poetica Review 
PPA Literary Review
Sanctuary Magazine
Sequoia Speaks from Word Poppy Press
SurVision Magazine 
The Agape Review
The Amethyst Review 
The Crowstep Poetry Journal 
The High Window 
The Long Islander Newspoaper
The RavensPerch
The Red Ogre Review
The Tipton Poetry Journal
The Trouvaille Review
Writing In A Woman's Voice

Publications & Prizes

Glimpse (Kelsay Books, 2023)
Prizes won: 

"Paradise" Finalist in 2022 Rash Award in Poetry Contest
"Beast" First Place Winner in the Performance Poets Association Contest
"White Dress on a Clothesline" Winner of the 95th Moon Prize from Writing In A Woman's Voice
“Pieta" Nominated for a Pushcart Prize
Featured American Poet, The High Window, Winter 2022 issue

Personal Favorites

Favorite authors: 
Linda Pastan, Wendell Berry, Ted Kooser, Charles Simic, Mary Oliver, Rainer Maria Rilke, Rumi, Pablo Neruda

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Last update: May 08, 2023