Illinois State Library

Illinois Center for the Book


Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Marty McConnell  

Pen Name: 

Genre: Non-Fiction Poetry

Audience: Adult;

Born:


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Illinois Connection

McConnell lives in Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

Marty McConnell transplanted herself from Chicago to New York City in 1999, after completing the first of three national tours with The Morrigan, an all-female performance poetry troupe she co-founded. She received her MFA in creative writing/poetry from Sarah Lawrence College, and for nearly a decade, co-curated the flagship reading series of the New York City-based louderARTS Project. She returned to Chicago in 2009 to launch Vox Ferus, an organization dedicated to empowering and energizing individuals and communities through the written and spoken word.


Awards

Wine for a Shotgun , Silver Medal, Independent Publishers Awards and finalist for both the Audre Lorde Award and the Lambda Literary Awards

GATHERING VOICES: CREATING A COMMUNITY- BASED POETRY WORKSHOP , Michael Waters Poetry Prize

Speaking Engagements

Speaking Engagement Availability: Yes.

Selected Titles At Your Library

Gathering Voices: Creating a Community-Based Poetry Workshop
ISBN: 1936919567. OCLC Number: 1050602459

Yes Yes Books. .

Wine for a Shotgun
ISBN: 0985094621. OCLC Number: 837145323

EM Press. .