Mary Quade (born October 21, 1971) is an American writer of poetry and nonfiction. In 2003, her poetry collection Guide to Native Beasts won the Cleveland State University Poetry Center First Book Prize, chosen by judge Marilyn Krysl. She earned her A.B. from the University of Chicago and her M.F.A. from The University of Iowa Writers’ Workshop. Her work has been awarded an Oregon Literary Fellowship (2001) and three Ohio Arts Council Individual Excellence Awards (Poetry 2006, Poetry 2010, Prose 2014). She is an Associate Professor of English at Hiram College where she teaches creative writing.
Guide to Native Beasts (Cleveland State University Poetry Center, 2004)
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