Biographical Note

 Millicent Borges Accardi, a Portuguese-American poet, is the author of three poetry collections: Injuring Eternity (World Nouveau), Woman on a Shaky Bridge (Finishing Line Press chapbook) and Only More So (forthcoming from Salmon Press Ireland 2012). She has received fellowships from the National Endowment for the arts (NEA), CantoMundo, the California Arts Council, Barbara Deming Foundation, and Formby at Texas Tech.

Millicent’s poetry has appeared in Nimrod, Tampa Review, New Letters and Wallace Stevens Journal as well as in Boomer Girls (Iowa Press) and Chopin with Cherries (Moonrise Press) anthologies. Her theater and book reviews are featured at The Topanga Messenger.

Millicent received degrees in English and writing from CSULB, holds a Masters in Professional Writing from the University of Southern California and works as a freelance writer (theater reviews, grant writing and instructional design). Past artist residencies include Yaddo, Jentel, Vermont Studio, Fundación Valparaíso in Mojacar, Milkwood in Cesky Krumlov and Disquiet in Lisbon, Portugal.



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