Marcia Pelletiere
Poetry

Click on a title for more about Marcia's poetry books: 


A Crown of Hornets


Miracle with Roasted Hens

Miracle with Roasted Hens 

Marcia's latest book is A Crown of Hornets (forthcoming Four Way Books, 2019), and her first book was Miracle with Roasted Hens (Spit, Bite Press, 2011). Her earlier poems formed the core of Little Noises (Saf’lini Music, 2004), a 2-CD set of Marcia's poetry set to music by over 25 diverse musicians. Marcia holds an MFA from Warren Wilson College Program for Writers, and has received four Individual Writer’s Grants from Poets & Writers. Her poems have appeared in journals and magazines including Ploughshares, Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA); Ploughshares; Alaska Quarterly; Milkweed; Prairie Schooner; Southern Poetry Review; Painted Bride Quarterly; and the anthology Outsiders: Poems about Rebels, Exiles and Renegades.


RECENT POETRY NEWS: 

"The Doctor Takes the Sailor's History" was commended in the 2018 Hippocrates Open Prize for Poetry and Medicine (April, 2018). The poem will be published in the 2018 Hippocrates Awards Anthology.


"Caroling at St. Vincents, 1986" appeared in A&U Magazine (January, 2018). To read the poem click here.


"The Meeting" appeared in Kaleidoscope (January, 2018).


"Prologue" and "The Alley" appeared in DMQ Review (Summer, 2017). To read the poems click here

READ RECENT POEMS: 

"Caroling at St. Vincents, 1986" appeared in A&U Magazine (January, 2018). To read the poem click here.


"
The Meeting" appeared in Kaleidoscope (January, 2018).


"Prologue" and "The Alley" appeared in DMQ Review (Summer, 2017). To read the poems click here.

: Marcia Pelletiere reads her poem "Drive" at the "Writer's Read NYC" series at the Sidewalk Cafe, NYC 2015, click here.
: Marcia Pelletiere reads her poem "Drive" at the "Writer's Read NYC" series at the Sidewalk Cafe, NYC 2015, click here.
: Marcia Pelletiere reads her poem "Drive" at the "Writer's Read NYC" series at the Sidewalk Cafe, NYC 2015, click here.

: Marcia Pelletiere reads her poem "Drive" at the "Writer's Read NYC" series at the Sidewalk Cafe, NYC 2015, click here.
: Marcia Pelletiere reads her poem "Drive" at the "Writer's Read NYC" series at the Sidewalk Cafe, NYC 2015, click here.
: Marcia Pelletiere reads her poem "Drive" at the "Writer's Read NYC" series at the Sidewalk Cafe, NYC 2015, click here.
Click here for a video of Marcia reading her poem "Drive" at the "Writer's Read NYC" series at the Sidewalk Cafe (NYC, 2015).
: Marcia Pelletiere reads her poem "Drive" at the "Writer's Read NYC" series at the Sidewalk Cafe, NYC 2015, click here.
: Marcia Pelletiere reads her poem "Drive" at the "Writer's Read NYC" series at the Sidewalk Cafe, NYC 2015, click here.