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Elaine Preston's

 
Books/Anthologies/Awards
Selected Journals/Articles/Prizes

Books/Anthologies/Awards

Look for a Field to Land (Bridge Works Publishing, 1994), 74 pp.
      collection of poetry reviewed by Publishers Weekly, American Library Journal, Booklist,
      Columbia Record, and others

Fishing Underground: Creating and Publishing Poety and Beyond, 96 pp.
      poetry workbook/textbook (H. & H. Press, Middlebury Center, PA, 1997)

Special Opportunity Stipend Awards from the NY Foundation for the Arts,
      1994, 1996

"Beach at Sea Cliff." In Autumn: An Anthology of Poems by LI Poets (Birnham Wood
      Graphics, 1994)

"The Mirror." Always the Beautiful Answer: A Prose Poem Primer (Kings Estate Press,
      1998).

"Survivors." Always the Beautiful Answer: A Prose Poem Primer (Kings Estate Press, 1998).

Selected Journals/Articles/Prizes

"all too often, love." Journal of Poetry Therapy, Vol. 6 (winter 1992), No. 6, 138.

"Along Route 41." Long Island Quarterly (Fall 1990); Look for a Field to Land.

"...art in Heaven-- ." Verve, 8, No. 2 (Fall 1996), 29,

"Audition." Fusion-Arts Review, 1 (June 16-30, 1983), 9. [article]

"Backstage Interview with Actor Richard Woods." Fusion-Arts Review, 1 (July  16-31, 1983),
      12. [art.]

"Balance Due." 2nd prize, Inventing the Invisible Poetry Contest; featured on "Art in the Air,"
      WPON Radio (Rochester Hills, MI), Sept. 12, 1996.

"ballet of the clowns." Journal of Poetry Therapy, Vol. 6 (Winter 1992), No. 2, 135.

"Beach at Sea Cliff." Long Island Quarterly (Spring 1991); In Autumn: An Anthology of
       Poems  by Long Island Poets, 1994.

"beast." Journal of Poetry Therapy, 3 (Summer 1990), 281.

"Before the New Mill for Route 41 in South Carolina Is Confirmed."Comstock Review, 11, No.
      2 (Fall, 1997), 43.

"Before the Worm-Bite." CrossRoads: A Journal of Southern Culture, Spring 1998.

"beyond crayola." Mississippi Valley Review, XXIII (Spring 1994), No. 2;  72-73; Look for a
      Field to Land, 71.

"Black Echoes." Peregrine, XV (1996), 70.

"Blue Paint and the Bogeyman Tree," CrossRoads: A Journal  of  Southern Culture, Spring
    1998.

"Brie Eaters Who Paint With Their Toes." Journal of Poetry Therapy, 7 (Winter 1993), No.
       2,  110.

"Café St. Jean on Rue des Abbesses." Journal of Poetry Therapy, 6 (Winter 1993), No. 2,
      136-37.

"catching fire." Journal of Poetry Therapy, 5 (Fall 1991), 67.

"chance encounter." Long Island Quarterly (Fall 1993).

"celebration." miller's pond, Vol. 1 (Winter 1998), p.19.

"Christmas Flight." Chaminade Literary Review, 1998; Cactus Alley,  Fall 1997.

"Christmas Waltz." forthcoming in College English.

"cliffs: in memoriam." Look for a Field to Land, 38.

"Collage." Look for a Field to Land, 61.

"Crossing the River." Look for a Field to Land, 11.

"Dakota Tapestry." First Runner-up, Wildwood Prize in Poetry, 1997; Wildwood Journal.

"Dance of the Blue Funk Nurse." Look for a Field to Land, 23.

"Dirt Time." Honorable Mention. National League of American Pen Women/Portland Branch
      National Poetry Contest (Poet's Choice), 1997.

"Discovery." Mink Hills Journal (#2, 1996).

"Distance." Honorable Mention, 1996 Treasure House Dedicated Poets' Competition; Treasure
      House, No. 8 (Summer 1996), 6.

"doors." Journal of Poetry Therapy, 7 (Winter 1993), No. 2, 11.

"During a late flight." Honorable Mention. National League of American Pen Women/Portland
      Branch National Poetry Contest (Weather), 1997; Cactus Alley (Fall 1997).

"DWF, 36, SENSITIVE." New York Quarterly, #52 (Jan. 1994), 86; Look for a Field to
       Land,   21.

"DWM, 44, SENSITIVE." New York Quarterly, #52 (Jan. 1994), 87.

"The Drill." Long Island Quarterly (Fall 1992); Look for a Field to Land, 28.

"E-Train Man." Look for a Field to Land, 30.

"Feast for the Eyes:Haber Sculpture Group Exhibition." Fusion-Arts Rev., 1 (July 1-15, 1983),
      12.   [article]

"Fishing Underground." Long Island Quarterly (Spring 1995), 25.

"Flightface." Chaminade Literary Review (Spring/Fall 1996, pub. in 1998), 190.

"Flight Instruction." Walnuts Quarterly, Vol. 1, No. 1 (March 1993), Look for a Field to
       Land,   64.

"flood." Journal of Poetry Therapy, 3 (Summer 1990), 283.

"for all the granite people." Look for a Field to Land, 49.

"From Another Place." Poets On: The News (Winter 1996), 39.

"gaff song." Journal of Poetry Therapy, 2 (Fall 1988), 65.

"A Gathering of Flames." Look for a Field to Land, 58.

"the gift." Journal of Poetry Therapy, 2 (Fall 1988), 64.

"The Go-Around." Honorable Mention, 1996 Passager Poet Contest; Passager,  Issue 23, 10.

"Gotham's Stalwart Steloff." Manhattan Arts, 1 (Aug. 31, 1983), 8. [article]

"The Grim Paring Tales." The PennWriter, Jan./Feb. 1998, p. 1 ff. [article]

"grounded." Zone 3, IX (Fall/Winter 1994), No. 1, 16.

"heat wave." Look for a Field to Land, 4.

"The Highwayman." The Word (Dec. 5, 1984), 5.

"Hunting Valley." Look for a Field to Land, 66.

"If suddenly we wake to the old address." First Prize in the 1997-98 Anderie Poetry
       Press/Feelings  Poetry Contest; Two Rivers Review, Vol. 1 (Spring 1998) No. 1, pp. 34-35.

"Imagine." forthcoming in Confrontation.

"Inside the Woods." Look for a Field to Land, 17.

"In the Barn." Long Island Quarterly (Summer 1994).

"June sub-text." forthcoming in Amelia.

"Killer Turnips." Look for a Field to Land, 35.

"Leonie." Look for a Field to Land, 6.

"L.I.E. Rubber." Look for a Field to Land, 51.

"The Life and Times of Thelonius Monk." Fusion-Arts Review, 1 (July 1-15, 1983), 12. [art.]

"lifeguard." Journal of Poetry Therapy, 3 (Summer 1990), 282.

"The Light." ELF: Eclectic Literary Forum 6, No. 3 (Fall 1996), 31.

"lost children." Journal of Poetry Therapy, 3 (Summer 1990), 280; Look for a Field to
       Land,  56.

"The Mirror." Honorable Mention, Inventing the Invisible Poetry Contest and  featured on "Art
    in the Air," WPON radio (Rochester Hills, MI), Feb. 13, 1997; Poet Lore; reprinted in Always
    the Beautiful Answer: A Prose Poem Primer (Kings Estate Press, 1998).

"The Moment of Hawkwing." Color Wheel. Issue # 9: Animalia (Jan. 1994), 14; Look for a
       Field  to Land, 69.

"Moonscape." Long Island Quarterly, 1995.

"Mr. Happiness on the Pine Branch." Look for a Field to Land, 9.

"Multiplication." The Comstock Review, 11, No. 1(Spring 1997), 49.

"The Musk." Black Buzzard Review, 10th Anniversary Issue (Summer 1997),  4.

"My Tongue." Look for a Field to Land, 48.

"Ordinary." Look for a Field to Land, 47. Reprinted in Feelings, Oct./Nov./Dec. 1996, 42.

"the pattern." Chewbone: Selections from Readings at the Paris Café, 1993 (Jan. 1994), 28.

"poetry." Journal of Poetry Therapy, 7 (Winter 1993), No. 2, 111; Look for a Field to
       Land,  3.

"the poetry reading." forthcoming in Amelia.

"Red Truck in Acrylic." Cactus Alley, Fall 1997.

"The Return." The Eckerd College Review (formerly Siren), Vol. 1 (Spring 1998) No. 1, p.46.

"Roadcats." forthcoming in Poetry Motel (1996) .

"Sirens at Mid-Island Mall." Journal of Poetry Therapy, 5 (Fall 1991), 68.

"something about red flowers & a camel." Look for a Field to Land, 59.

"Spring Planting." Cactus Alley, Fall 1997.

"Summer Cottage Road." Mink Hills Journal (#2, 1996).

"Survivors." Always the Beautiful Answer: A Prose Poem Primer (Kings Estate Press,
       1998).

"swallows." Look for a Field to Land, 19.

"tell me." Journal of Poetry Therapy, 2 (Fall 1988), 63.

"This Poem Will Self-Destruct (Maybe)." Walnuts Quarterly, Vol. 1, No. 1 (March 1993);
        Look  for a Field to Land, 43.

"therapy/drowning." Journal of Poetry Therapy, 3 (Summer 1990), 281.

"thinking of when the bomb explodes on flight 405 to Chicago & Austin."  Look for a Field to
    Land, 54.

"tidal wave." Look for a Field to Land, 34.

"To the Editor Who Sent Me a Sarcastic Note on the Contest Rejection Slip..." Slant: A
    Journal of Poetry, Vol. XII (Summer 1998), p. 71.

"The Turn," 2nd prize, miller's pond Poetry Contest, 1997; miller's pond, Vol. 1 (Winter
       1998) p. 24.

"the * poem again." Walnuts Quarterly, Vol. 1 (March 1993) No. 1; Look for a Field to
       Land,  25 (under the title of "the * man again").

"The Underside of Blue." Selected by Marvin Bell for the Fifth Annual  National Juried Visual
       Art  and Contemporary Poetry Competition, 1995, and reprinted in its catalog.

"upon watching my Creative Writing class writing." The Western Connection, 3 (Fall 1988), 4.

"The Weave." Look for a Field to Land, 52.

"What Mabel Pervin Finally Came to Say..." forthcoming in Flying Horse.

"what you ask." Look for a Field to Land, 32.

"where molten rivers flow." Journal of Poetry Therapy, 7 (Winter 1993), No. 2, 112-13.

"Where the Rainbow Goes." Look for a Field to Land, 7.

"whispers." Journal of Poetry Therapy, 5 (Fall 1991), 66; Look for a Field  to Land, 20.

"The Wash House." First Prize, 1996 Kudzu Poetry Contest, sponsored by The Devil's
      Millhopper and TDM Press, forthcoming in The Devil's Millhopper.

"The Woman Who Ate Placemats." forthcoming in Negative Capability.

"woodsmoke." Color Wheel. Issue # 10: Tree of Life (1994), 26.

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