Marci Calabretta Cancio-Bello

Florida, United States

Member Since: 08/22/2012


Marci Calabretta Cancio-Bello is the author of  Hour of the Ox, which won the 2015 Donald Hall Prize for Poetry and 2016 Florida Book Award Bronze Medal for Poetry. She serves as cofounding editor for Print-Oriented Bastards, producer for The Working Poet Radio Show, and a program coordinator for Miami Book Fair. She has received several awards in poetry, including a Kundiman Asian American Poetry Fellowship, John S. and James L. Knight Fellowship, and two Academy of American Poets Prizes. Her work has appeared in Best New Poets 2015, december, The Georgia Review, and Narrative, among other places. 

Website: www.marcicalabretta.com

Twitter Username: @marcicalabretta


Publications

  • Hour of the Ox , University of Pittsburgh Press (November 11, 2016)
  • Last Train to the Midnight Market , Finishing Line Press (2013)

Awards

  • 2016 Florida Book Award Bronze Medal for Poetry(2017)
  • 2015 AWP Donald Hall Prize for Poetry(2015)
  • Kundiman Asian-American Poetry Fellowship(2014)
  • Academy of American Poets Prize(2014)
  • Academy of American Poets Prize(2012)
  • John S. and James L. Knight Fellowship(2011)

Employment

  • Program Coordinator at Miami Book Fair (September 2014 - )

Degrees

  • Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing from Florida International University (May 2014)
  • Bachelor of Arts in English & Creative Writing from Florida International University (May 2011)

Genres of Interest

Creative nonfiction, Poetry