Pen Name: None
Salach lives in Chicago.
Biographical and Professional Information
Cin Salach is a poet of page and stage. She is an Illinois Arts Council award recipient, a four-time Ragdale fellow and co-founder of Words@Play, a joint project with the Chicago Park District and the Children's Humanities Festival.
She has collaborated with musicians, video artists, dancers and photographers for over 25 years in such groups as The Loofah Method, Betty’s Mouth and ten tongues with whom she recorded the CD, A Wide Arc. Salach received an Emmy nomination for her voice-over and on-screen narration of the PBS documentary From Schoolboy to Showgirl.
Her first book, Looking for a Soft Place to Land, was published by Tia Chucha Press. She has been widely published in journals and anthologies, including Starting Today: 100 Poems for Obama’s First 100 Days, Efforts and Affections: Women Poets on Mentorship, Brute Neighbors: An Urban Nature Anthology, Poetry Speaks: Spoken Word Revolution and most recently Windy City Queer. Her work has also been highlighted on Oprah! and This American Life.
- Looking For a Soft Place to Land, Tia Chucha Press, 1996
- when I am yes, CreateSpace, 2014
Titles at Your Library
Looking for a Soft Place to Land
Release Date: 1996-06-03
Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances
Speaking Engagement Availability: (Yes)
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