Nancy Pagh

Bellingham, WA

Author's Bio

Nancy Pagh has authored two award-winning collections of poetry, No Sweeter Fat (Autumn House Press) and After (Floating Bridge Press), and one book of nonfiction (At Home Afloat). Her work appears in periodicals (including Valparaiso Poetry Review, Conversations across Borders, Canadian Literature, Prairie Schooner, Crab Creek Review, Poetry Northwest, Rattle, CuiZine, Bellingham Review, Verse Daily, Poetry Daily, and O: the Oprah magazine) and anthologies (Fire on Her Tongue: An eBook Anthology of Contemporary Women's Poetry, The Autumn House Anthology of Contemporary American Poetry, and When She Named Fire: An Anthology of Contemporary Poetry by American Women). Nancy has performed in national and international reading series, among them the Gist Street Master’s series in Pittsburgh, the Skagit River Poetry Festival in LaConner, and the Cross-Border Pollination series in Vancouver, B.C. She has taught in regional workshops such as the Port Townsend Writers’ Workshop, the Field’s End Writer’s Conference, and the Whidbey Island Writers Association conference. She has been the D. H. Lawrence Fellow at the Taos Summer Writers Conference and a recipient of an Artist Trust/Washington State Arts Commission Fellowship. She lives in Bellingham and teaches at Western Washington University. Read poems and more at .

Publications and Prizes


No Sweeter Fat
(Autumn House Press,
Autumn House Press book prize; Floating Bridge Press chapbook competition.

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Listing last updated: February 22, 2014.