Author Archives: Shira Dentz

EMBODIED: An Intersectional Feminist Poetry Comics Anthology (Wave Blue World) is out now!

Honored to be among the contributors to this innovative new anthology! Embodied: An Intersectional Feminist Comics Poetry Anthology (Wave Blue World, 2021)Edited by Wendy and Tyler Chin-Tanner Poems by: Kenzie Allen, Ruth Awad, Rosebud Ben-Oni, Kayleb Rae Candrilli, Wendy Chin-Tanner, … Continue reading

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Sundress Publications Reads Sisyphusina

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Nassar Prize Reading this week!

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April Is Poetry Month Readings

The New Orleans Poetry Festival returns! The publisher of my book THE SUN A BLAZING ZERO, Lavender Ink / Diálogos, is proud to be one of the founding organizers of The New Orleans Poetry Festival. The fest returns after a … Continue reading

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April Is National Poetry Month Readings

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April Is National Poetry Month Readings

I have four readings coming up this month:

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Tupelo Quarterly

A new review of Sisyphusina (Pank Books, 2020), in Tupelo Quarterly! Here’s an excerpt from “Sanctioned Poetries: A Review of Shira Dentz’s Sisyphusina“: “The images in the book are relentless, both in the mental pictures they create, and in their … Continue reading

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International Women’s Day

Am honored to be part of Salmon Poetry, along with these Salmon poets, and to celebrate International Women’s Day 2021!

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Winner of Post-Publication Book Prize!

Sisyphusina won the generous Eugene Paul Nassar Poetry Prize 2021 for a poetry collection by an Upstate New York poet. A reading will be scheduled soon in connection to the award; please stay tuned!

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Interviewed in Waxwing

Dexter L. Booth interviews me about Sisyphusina (PANK Books, 2020) in the new issue of Waxwing. His first question is “There’s a sense of woe and lamentation in Sisyphusina, an anxiety, if you will. I feel like poetry is incredibly … Continue reading

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