Individual Author Record
Name:Pen Name: None Genre: C:ADULT Poetry Born: 1945 in Washington, D.C. Sites:
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.
*''Cinnabar'', Flume Press, 1995 *''Dragon Lady, Tsukimi'', Riverstone Press, 1999 *''Glacier Fire'', WordTech Communications, 2004 *''In This Glad Hour'', Purple Flag, 2014 *''Kelly in the Mirror'', Albert Whitman Publishers, 1993 *''Light Caught Bending'', Diehard Publishers, 1995 *''Maafa, When Light Becomes a Lion'', Ion Books, 1996 *''Oracle Bones'', White Eagle Coffeestore Press, 1994 *''Second House From the Corner'', Kennedy-King College Press, 1986 *''Second Mourning'', Diehard Publishers, 1998 *''Smokeless Flame'', Frith Press, 1998