Maggie Hess

245 McDowell St.
Bristol, TN 37620
Phone: 
423 963 2512

Author's Bio

Maggie won the Leidig Poetry Award judged by Linda Pastan and the May B Smith writing award & recently won honorable mention in Wild Leek's Chapbook Contest judged by Ron Rash.

Publications and Prizes

Journals: 
A! Magazine for the Arts, Alehouse Press, Blue Fifth Review, Cobalt Review, Friends Journal, Hobart, Indian Review, Milk Sugar, Postcard Poems and Prose, S/tick, the Aurorean, Tule Review, Visitant
Prizes Won: 
“My Ritual” Awarded May B. Smith English Composition Award for April 2010. “Peace in Role Play” awarded the Leidig Poetry Prize and published in A! Magazine, 2006. Awarded Second Place in the First-Year Essay Contest, 2002.  Honorable mention in Wild Leek's Chapbook Contest judged by Ron Rash, 2017.

Personal Favorites

What I'm Reading Now: 
A Year with Rumi: Daily Readings by Jalaluddin Rumi, Coleman Barks by
Favorite Books: 
Hojoki
Favorite Authors: 
Errol Hess, Anna Hess, Elizabeth Vega, Eric Blevins, Joy Anna Hodges, Libby Jones, Felicia Mitchell, Rumi, Basho, Issa. Peace Pilgrim. Kelly McGonigal.

More Information

Listed as: 
Poet
Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
Appalachian
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Scott County, Virginia
Raised in: 
Bristol, TN
work_excerpt: 
https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/mugword/year-of-writing-and-illustrating-my-first-children
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Last updated: Jan 15, 2018