Martha Silano is the author of four books of poetry, including Reckless Lovely, The Little Office of the Immaculate Conception (winner of the 2010 Saturnalia Books Poetry Prize), and Blue Positive. She is co-editor, with Kelli Russell Agodon, The Daily Poet: Day-By-Day Prompts for your Writing Practice. Saturnalia Books will release Gravity Assist, a poetry collection, in early 2019. Her work has appeared in Poetry, Paris Review, American Poetry Review, and New England Review, among others. The recipient of Yaddo’s 2017 Martha Walsh Pulver residency, Martha teaches at Bellevue College.
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What are you working on?
I am finishing up a book of poems, Gravity Assist, due out from Saturnalia Books in early 2019, working on another book of poems (Glottal Stop), and trying my hand at prose poems and deliberate imitations of the styles of well-known poets.