Sharmagne Leland-St. John-Sylbert

Most days Echo Park, California

Sharmagne Leland-St. John, 9 time Pushcart Prize nominee, is a Native American poet, concert performer, lyricist, artist, and film maker. She is the Editor-in-Chief of the poetry e-zine Quill and and founder of fogdog poetry in Arlington, WA. Sharmagne spends time between her home in the Hollywood Hills, in Southern California and at Brown Hackle Lodge, her fly fishing lodge on the Stillaguamish River in the Pacific Northwest. She tours the United States, Canada, and England as a performance poet. She has published 4 collections of poetry Unsung Songs (2003), Silver Tears and Time (2005), Contingencies (2008), La Kalima (2010), and co-authored a book on film production design: Designing Movies: Portrait of a Hollywood Artist (Greenwood/Praeger 2006) Editor of Cradle Songs: An Anthology of Poems on Motherhood. Winner of the 2013 International Book Award Honouring Excellence in Mainstream and Independent Publishing.

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