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Marty McConnell

Born:
Connection to Illinois: McConnell lives in Chicago.

Biography: 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

Primary Literary Genre(s): Non-Fiction; Poetry

Primary Audience(s): Adult readers

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/mcconnellmarty/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/martyoutloud
WorldCat: http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=Marty++McConnell


Selected Titles

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

Yes Yes Books 2018

Wine for a Shotgun
ISBN: 0985094621 OCLC: 837145323

EM Press 2012

 

 

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