Marie Abate

Baltimore , MD 21209

Author's Bio

Marie Abate is a Baltimore-based poet and writer. She has an M.A. in Writing from Johns Hopkins University. She has been published in a variety of publications, including most recently Weave, Free State Review, The MOM Egg, Sewanee Theological Review, and Crack the Spine. A Pushcart Prize nominee and Best of the Net award winner, she works as both a copywriter for an international e-learning company and as a contributing writer for various magazines.

Publications and Prizes

Anthology

Kisses with Fishes
(Bank-Heavy Press,
2013)

Journal

Outside In Literary & Travel Magazine
Downer Magazine
Smile, Hon, You're in Baltimore!
Halfway Down the Stairs
The Meadowland Review
Free State
In Posse Review
Short, Fast, and Deadly
The MOM Egg
Sewanee Theological Review
Crack the Spine
Prizes: 
Best of the Net winner, poetry category, 2012; Best New Emerging Writer nominee, 2013

More Information

Listed as:
Poet
Gives readings? 
Yes
Travels for readings? 
Yes
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Born in: 
Baltimore, MD
Raised in: 
Baltimore, MD

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Listing last updated: July 12, 2013.

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