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Full Name: Maria Terrone
Biography:
I’m the author of two poetry collections: A Secret Room in Fall, co-winner of the McGovern Prize (Ashland Poetry Press, 2006) and The Bodies We Were Loaned (The Word Works, 2002), as well as a chapbook, American Gothic, Take 2 (Finishing Line Press, 2009). My work has appeared in such magazines as Poetry, The Hudson Review, Notre Dame Review, and Ploughshares (forthcoming) and in 20 anthologies, including the popular Knopf anthology Killer Verse: Poems of Murder and Mayhem. I have read widely in New York City and State at schools, bookstores,libraries, cafes and other venues. AWARDS AND HONORS: First Place: Elinor Benedict Prize in Poetry (Passages North); Allen Tate Memorial Award (Wind); Willow Review Award in Poetry. One of 10 writers commissioned by the Guggenheim Museum for its project,“stillspotting nyc.” Recipient of Individual Artist Initiative Award, Queens Council on the Arts and Arts and Culture Award, Italian American Labor Council. Nominated for Pushcart Prize (three times) and Best of the Net. My website, made possible by a grant from the Queens Council on the Arts, is www.mariaterrone.com. Wikipedia recently published my pages: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maria_Terrone
Circuit Writer Information:
Category: N.Y.S.
Travel Range: Mostly New York but will consider other locations with sufficient notice.
Transportation: I don't drive so would rely on subway, train, bus, plane or taxi.
Dates Available: All seasons.
Fees: Negotiable.
Contact Information: NY
Email: mterrone@nyc.rr.com
Website (click here)
Author's Timeline:
2009 (Unknown) County
American Gothic, Take 2
(Pub: Finishing Line Press ISBN: 0-59924-426-8)
Chapbook. 
2006 (Unknown) County
A Secret Room In Fall
(Pub: Ashland Poetry Press ISBN: 0-912592-60-5)
Full poetry collection, winner, McGovern Prize. 
2002 (Unknown) County
The Bodies We Were Loaned
(Pub: The Word Works ISBN: 0-915380-49-8)
Full poetry collection. 
2012 Queens County
Maria Terrone lives in Queens, New York. 

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