Ann Howells

P.O. Box 700865Dallas, TX 75370
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Author's Bio

Ann Howells, a Maryland native who resides in Dallas Texas, has served on the board of Dallas Poets Community, a 501-c-3 non-profit, since 2001, as president from 2009-2012. She has edited its quarterly journal, Illya’s Honey, since 1999. Her chapbook, the Rosebud Diaries, was released as a limited edition from Willett Press in 2012. She has been interviewed on J.W. Clark’s television show, Writers Around Annapolis, and had her work read on NPR (Atlanta). Her chapbook, Black Crow in Flight is available at www.mainstreetrag.com.

Publications and Prizes

Chapbook

Black Crow in Flight
(Main Street Rag Publishing Company,
2007)

Anthology

The Weight of Addition
(Mutabilis Press,
2007)
Above Us Only Sky
(Incarnate Muse Press,
2008)
The Venomed Kiss
(Incarnate Muse Press,
2009)
Big Land, Big Sky, Big Hair
(Dos Gatos Press,
2008)
Blood Offerings
(Incarnate Muse Press,
1996)
Awakenings
(Futurecycle Press,
2014)
Lifting the Sky: Anthology of Southwestern Haiku
(Dos Gatos Press,
2013)
Goodbye Mexico
(Texas Review Press,
2015)
The Southern Poetry Anthology
(Texas Review Press,
2013)
Pushing the Envelope, Epistolary Anthology
(Lamar University Press,
2014)

Journal

Avocet: A Journal of Nature Poems
Borderlands: Texas Poetry Review
Calyx
Concho River Review
Crannóg
Plainsongs
Red River Review
Poetry Quarterly
Sentence
Riversedge
San Pedro River Review
Solo Novo
Spillway
Third Wednesday
Ars Medica: A Journal of Medicine, the Arts, and Humanities
Barbaric Yawp
Ascent Aspirations
Agave Magazine
anderbo.com
Apeiron Review
Apparatus Magazine
The Applicant
Avocet: A Journal of Nature Poems
Bohemia
BorderSenses
Caduceus
The Centrifugal Eye
The Clockwise Cat
Colere
Constellations
Reunion: The Dallas Review
Defenestration
Ealain
Ellipsis
Emerge Literary Journal
Fogged Clarity
Free State
The Ghazal Page
Gertrude
Gutter Eloquence
Harbinger Asylum
Iconoclast
Inscape
Iodine Poetry Journal
The Legendary
Licking River Review
The Linnet's Wings
Little Patuxent Review ISSN: 1941-2053
Lowestoft Chronicle
Lunch Ticket
Magma Poetry
Main Channel Voices
Main Street Rag
Melusine: Woman in the 21st Century
Mojave River Review
Northern Liberties Review
Paper Nautilus
Penumbra
Poetry Pacific
The Prose-Poem Project
Punkin House Digest
Red Fez
Red Wolf Journal
River Poets Journal
Riversedge
Rockhurst Review
The Same
Sandy River Review
Schuylkill Valley Journal
Sulphur River Literary Review
Texas Poetry Calendar
Thunderclap! Magazine
Tidal Basin Review
Ugly Cousin
Voices de la Luna
Windmills
Yellow Mama
Prizes: 
Finalist in 2008 NavWorks Poetry Competition, Southern Hum’s 2007 Women of Words, Multiple Pushcart Nominations, Nominated twice for Best of Net, City of Dallas Distinguished Poet-2001

More Information

Listed as:
Poet
Gives readings? 
Yes
Travels for readings? 
Yes
Identifies as: 
Caucasian, English American, Feminist
Prefers to work with: 
Adults, At Risk Youth, Children, Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual/Transgender, Homeless people, Hospital patients, Mentally Ill, Naturalists/Environmentalists, People with Disabilities, Seniors, Teachers, Teenagers, Veterans
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Washington, DC
Raised in: 
MD

Reviews, Recordings, and Interviews

Personal Favorites

What I'm Reading Now:
New and Selected Poems by Charles Simic, Disenchanted and Disgruntled by Michelle Hartman, Native Guard by Natashia Trethewey, Little Sandwiches by Travis Blair
Favorite Books:
The Best New Poets Series, Fire to Fire by Mark Doty, Otherwise by Jane Kenyon,
Favorite Authors:
Lucille Clifton, Robert Hass, Philip Levine, Walt McDonald, Naomi Shihab Nye, Michelle Hartman, and Tobi Cogwell.

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Listing last updated: August 25, 2015.