Margo LaGattuta

February 25, 2000

Margo LaGattuta
Margo LaGattuta has four published collections of poetry: Embracing the Fall, The Dream Givers, Noedgelines and Diversion Road. She has an M.F.A. from Vermont College, and is the Midwest Editor for Plain View Press in Austin, Texas, where she has edited six new anthologies: Variations on the Ordinary, Almost Touching, Wind Eyes, Up from the Soles of Our Feet, At the Edge of Mirror Lake, and Beyond the Lines.

LaGattuta is a two-time winner of the Midwest Poetry Award and a National Federation of State Poetry Societies Founders Award, and she has been nominated twice for a Pushcart Prize. She is the Associate Editor for Suburban Lifestyles, where she writes a column, articles, and theater reviews. She also teaches writing at University of Michigan-Flint and Oakland Community College, and hosts a radio program, Art in the Air, on WPON radio (AM 1460). Her poetry and creative non-fiction are featured in national literary anthologies and journals. She is currently working on a new writing process book, Writing like a River, as well as a new book of poems, Bears Are Taught to Use Cameras.

For more information on Margo LaGattuta, please visit her website:

To hear LaGattuta read from her own work, please visit the Vincent Voice Library, here.

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