Millicent Borges Accardi

Writer in Topanga, California

Millicent Borges Accardi

Writer in Topanga, California

Millicent Borges Accardi is the author of three books: most recently Only More So (Salmon Poetry, Ireland), http://www.salmonpoetry.com/details.php?ID=389&a=281Injuring Eternity (World Nouveau), Woman on a Shaky Bridge (Finishing Line Press chapbook) and Practical Love Poems.

She is the recipient of fellowships from CantoMundo, the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), Fulbright, the California Arts Council, Barbara Deming Foundation, and Formby at the Special Collections Library at Texas Tech. Her poetry collection Injuring Eternity received honorable mention for Best Poetry Book at the International Latino Book Awards in 2012.

Past artist residencies include Yaddo, Jentel, Vermont Studio, Fundación Valparaíso in Mojacar, Milkwood in Cesky Krumlov and Disquiet in Lisbon. Accardi has been visiting faculty at The Muse Writers Center in Norfolk, VA and "The Gathering" at Keystone College in PA.