Vertreace-Doody, Martha Modena

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VERTREACE-DOODY, Martha Modena. American, b. 1945. Genres: Children's fiction, Poetry, Literary criticism and history. Career: Kennedy- King College, Chicago, IL, distinguished professor of English, and poet in residence, 1977-. Member of board of trustees of Illinois Writers Review; member of advisory board of City Magazine; served as judge for Illinois Arts Council grants and Wisconsin Arts Board grants; served as Ariel judge for Triton College. Minister of Care, Saint Thomas the Apostle Church. Publications: AS MARTHA MODENA VERTREACE: POETRY: Second House from the Corner, 1986; Oracle Bones, 1994; Maafa: When Night Becomes a Lion, 1996; Second Mourning, 1997; Smokeless Flame, 1998; Dragon Lady: Tsukimi, 2000. OTHER: Under a Cat's-Eye Moon, 1991; Kelly in the Mirror (juvenile), 1993; Light Caught Bending, 1995; Cinnabar, 1995. Work represented in anthologies. Contributor to literary magazines. Address: 5232 S Greenwood Ave, Chicago, IL 60615-4316, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]