Discipline: Literature – poetry

Lucia Getsi

Discipline: Literature – poetry
Region: Bloomington, IL
MacDowell Fellowships: 1989

Lucia Cordell Getsi has published four books of poetry: Teeth Mother Letters, Moonsquilt, 1984, 1993; Bottleships: for Daughters, Aquila, 1986; No One Taught This Filly to Dance, Pikestaff, 1989; Intensive Care, New Rivers Press, 1992.

Her poems have been published in such periodicals as The American Poetry Review, Prairie Schooner, The Southern Review, Tamaqua, Mississippi Valley Review, The Laurel Review, Whetstone, Benchmark Anthology of Contemporary Poetry, The Southern California Anthology, Nimrod: Awards IX, and many others.



Lucia Getsi worked in the Garland studio.

Marian MacDowell and friends originally named this studio in memory of Anna Baetz, the nurse who helped care for Edward MacDowell in the waning years of his life. With generous support from the Garland family, the studio was renovated in 2013 and renamed the Peter and Mary Garland Studio. The inward opening, diamond-pane windows were replaced…

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