Dominic, Magie 1944-
Dominic, Magie 1944-
PERSONAL: Born 1944, in Corner Brook, Newfoundland, Canada; children: Heather Rose. Education: Attended Art Institute of Pittsburgh and New School University; studied at Franklin Furnace and Open Theater.
ADDRESSES: Agent—c/o Author Mail, Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 75 University Ave. W., Waterloo, Ontario, Canada N2L 3C5.
CAREER: Artist and author; gives poetry readings; presenter of writing workshops in the United States and Canada; guest on media programs. Associate curator of exhibit "A History of Off-Off Broadway," Astor Gallery, Lincoln Center, NY; also curator of exhibit for Trenton Library for the Blind, Trenton, NJ. Exhibitions: Installation pieces, collages, illustrations, and photographs represented in public and private collections, including those of St. Vincent's Hospital and Malcolm Forbes. Work represented in exhibitions, including shows at United Nations, La Mama Gallery, Elizabeth Seton Center, and Night Gallery, all New York, NY; Woodstock Artist's Association; Yukon International Festival; A-Space Gallery, Toronto, Ontario; and Painted Bride Gallery, Philadelphia, PA.
MEMBER: Canadian Women's Studies Association, League of Canadian Poets, Writers Federation of New Brunswick.
AWARDS, HONORS: Book of the Year nomination, Foreword magazine, 2003, and Judy Grahn Award for Lesbian Nonfiction nomination, Publishing Triangle, and Best Nonfiction Book nomination, Canadian Women's Studies Association, both 2004, all for The Queen of Peace Room; Langston Hughes Award for Poetry; grants from Dakota Foundation, Adolph and Esther Gottlieb Foundation, Artists' Fellowship, America the Beautiful Fund, Shaker Foundation, and New School University Faculty Development Fund.
The Heart Poem (chapbook), 1994.
(And illustrator) The Queen of Peace Room (memoir), Wilfrid Laurier University Press (Waterloo, Ontario, Canada), 2002.
Author of libretto for "Symphony Number Two: Visions of a Wounded Earth," music by Michael Horwood. Contributor to chapbook belles lettres/beautiful letters, League of Canadian Poets, 1994. Work represented in anthologies, including War Crimes, Maisonneuve Press, 1992; Rage, Women's Press (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), 1993; Pushing the Limits, Women's Press, 1996; and Countering the Myths, Women's Press, 1996. Contributor of essays, poetry, short stories, articles, and art work to periodicals, including Village Voice, Woodstock Times, Prairie Journal, Fireweek, Pottersfield Portfolio, Tessera, Borderlands, and New York Times.
BIOGRAPHICAL AND CRITICAL SOURCES:
Dominic, Magie, The Queen of Peace Room, Wilfrid Laurier University Press (Waterloo, Ontario, Canada), 2002.
Gay and Lesbian Review Worldwide, May-June, 2003, Martha E. Stone, review of The Queen of Peace Room, p. 43.
Raintaxi Review, summer, 2003, Eric Lorberer, review of The Queen of Peace Room.
Magie Dominic Home Page, http://homepage.newschool.edu/∼magie (December 22, 2004).