Martha Silano

Monday, 9 October 2017

Show starts at 8:00 (with sign-up prior to that). Martha will come on between 8:40 and 8:50 and give us 20 minutes or so of work.

MARTHA SILANO is the author of Blue Positive (Steel Toe Books 2006), The Little Office of the Immaculate Conception, winner of the 2010 Saturnalia Books Poetry Prize, and Reckless Lovely (Saturnalia Books 2014); in 2015, Two Sylvias Press re-released What the Truth Tastes Like, her award-winning first collection. Martha is co-editor, with Kelli Russell Agodon, of The Daily Poet: Day-By-Day Prompts For Your Writing Practice (Two Sylvias Press 2013). Martha’s poems have appeared in Paris Review, Poetry, American Poetry Review, New England Review, Kenyon Review, and North American Review, where she was awarded the 2014 James Hearst Poetry Prize, and in many anthologies, including American Poetry: The Next Generation and The Best American Poetry series. Martha has received writing fellowships from the Millay Colony for the Arts, the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, the University of Arizona Poetry Center, and Yaddo, and she’s been awarded funding from Artsmith, Washington 4Culture, and Washington State Artist Trust. Martha edits the Seattle-based journal Crab Creek Review and teaches at Bellevue College.