Individual Author Record
Name: Martha Modena Vertreace-DoodyPen Name: None Genre: Poetry Audience: Adult; Born: 1945 in Washington, D.C.
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Illinois ConnectionVertreace-Doody lives in Chicago and is a Distinguished Professor of English and Poet-in-Residence, Kennedy-King College.
Biographical and Professional InformationMartha Modena Vertreace-Doody's work focuses on American experiences, as a black woman in the Chicago region, as a participant in American history, and as a community activist. She has been involved in Chicago’s Catholic and African American communities, serving as a time as an editor of Community Magazine at Friendship House in Chicago and publishing poetry in the National Catholic Reporter.
-- The Glendora Review Poet, Lagosm Nigeria
-- Twice Fellow at the Hawthornden International Writers' Retreat in Scotland
-- Poetry Fellow, in residence at the Writers Center, Dublin, Ireland
-- Research Fellow at St. Deiniol's Library, Hawarden, Wales
-- Henry Blakely Award, from Gwendolyn Brooks
-- National Endowment of the Arts Fellowship
-- Illinios Arts Council Literary Awards
-- Illinois Arts Council Fellowship
-- Significant Illinois Poet Award from Gwendolyn Brooks
-- Scottish Arts Council Awards
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Glacier fire :
ISBN: 1932339590. OCLC Number: 58806299 Word Press,. .
Kelly in the mirror /
ISBN: 0807541524. OCLC Number: 26255832 A. Whitman,. . A young girl feels sad that she doesn't look like anyone in her family--until she finds a photograph album in the attic.
Light caught bending /
ISBN: 0946230285. OCLC Number: 33208660 Diehard,. .
ISBN: 0938507249. OCLC Number: 34282395 Ion Books,. .
Second house from the corner /
ISBN: 093829900X. OCLC Number: 13665677 Kennedy-King College Print. Dept.,. .
Second mourning /
ISBN: 0946230498. OCLC Number: 40179616 Diehard,. .
Under a cat's-eye moon /
ISBN: 0914403001. OCLC Number: 24143447 . .