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Myrna Stone is the author of three previous full-length books of poems, The Casanova Chronicles (Etruscan Press, 2010) which was a Finalist for the 2011 Ohioana Book of the Year Award in Poetry, How Else to Love the World (Browser Books Publishing, 2007) and The Art of Loss (Michigan State University Press, 2001) which earned for her the 2001 Ohio Poet of the Year Award.
Her poems have appeared in such journals as Poetry, Boulevard, River Styx, Crab Orchard Review, Ploughshares, TriQuarterly, Boston Review and Quarterly West, and in nine anthologies, including Beloved On the Earth: 150 Poems of Grief and Gratitude (Holy Cow Press, 2009) and Flora Poetica: The Chatto Book of Botanical Verse (Chatto & Windus, Random House, London, 2001). Her poems have also been featured on both Poetry Daily and Verse Daily.
She is the recipient of two Ohio Arts Council Fellowships in Poetry, a Full Fellowship to Vermont Studio Center, and the 2002 Dr. O. Marvin Lewis Poetry Award (now called the Dr. Sherwin W. Howard Poetry Award) from Weber—The Contemporary West. She is a founding member of The Greenville Poets, a writers’ group that meets in Greenville, Ohio, whose members have published fourteen full-length books since 1998. Stone lives with her husband in a circa 1760 Rhode Island farmhouse. They moved to Greenville in 1988.
Paperback: 78 pages
Publisher: Kelsay Books/White Violet Press (March 25, 2013)