Marcella Durand


Marcella Durand was the 2010–2011 CPCW Fellow in Poetics & Poetic Practice. Durand’s books include Deep Eco Pré, a collaboration with Tina Darragh published by Little Red Leaves in 2009; Area, published by Belladonna Books in 2008 as part of the Council of Literary Magazines and Small Press’s FACE OUT program; and Traffic & Weather, a site-specific booklength poem written during a residency at the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council in downtown Manhattan (Futurepoem Books, 2008). She has collaborated with artists on various projects, including a collaboration with New Orleans artist Karoline Schleh titled, Stare: What Wild New World Is This? (exhibited at Barrister’s Gallery, fall 2010). She has talked about the potential intersections of poetry and ecology at Kelly Writers House, Poets House, Small Press Traffic, Naropa University, and other venues. Her essays and poetry have appeared in The Nation, Ecopoetics, NYFA Current, Conjunctions, The Poker, HOW(2), Critiphoria, The Denver Quarterly, and other journals. She was a 2009 Fellow in Poetry with the New York Foundation for the Arts.

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