Poetry Porch: Poets

 

MARGE PIERCY CAREER BIO
BIRTH DATE 03-31-1936

CAREER

Indiana University, instructor, 1960-62; University of Kansas, poet-in-residence, 1971; New York State Council on the Arts, consultant, 1971; Lower Cape Women's Center, consultant, 1973-76; Thomas Jefferson College, distinguished visiting lecturer, 1975; Holy Cross University, fiction writer-in-residence, 1976; Fine Arts Work Center, staff, 1976-77; State University of New York, Butler chair of letters, 1977; Ohio State University, fiction writer-in-residence, 1985; St. James Press, contemporary novelist, 1985; University of Cincinnati, Elliston poet-in-residence, 1986; Tikkun, poetry editor, 1988-96; Omega Institute residency workshops, 1989-2016;

University of Michigan, DeRoy distinguished visiting professor, 1992; Academic conference on Piercy, Mobile, AL, 1994; Poetry Alive Festival, Flatrock, NC, 1994; Thunder Bay Writer’s Conference, MI, 1994; Western Maryland Writer’s Conference at Villanova, MD, 1994; Castle Hill Summer Workshops, MA, 1996-2003; Elat Chayyim, resident summer poet, 1995-99; Marietta College Summer Writing Seminars, OH, 1997; Power of the Pen Conference, Pittsburgh, PA 1997; residency at Kingswood Oxford School, CT, 1997; Hassayampa Writer’s Conference, 1997, 1999, 2001, 2003, 2005, 2007; Leapfrog Press, editor, 1997-2008; Florida Writer’s Conference, FL, 2000;

Workshops and speeches at about 475 venues here and abroad, including Center for the Book, resident poet, 2000; Rowe Center residencies, every other year 2000-2014; Lilith, poetry editor, 2000-2016; University of Arizona at Tucson and Temple Emanu-El, Tucson, AZ, residencies in 2001; Seattle Review, fiction editor, 2003; World Fellowship Center, writer-in-residence, 2005; annual Juried Intensive Poetry Workshop, Wellfleet, instructor, 2009-; Vermont Studio Center, visiting writer, 2009; december magazine, advisory editor, 2013; 5th Wednesday, fiction editor, 2013; Jewish Community of Amherst, poet in residence, 2014; New York Quarterly, advisory editor, 2014-2016.



April 2017