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Victor Lodato is a poet and playwright. A 2002 Guggenheim Fellow, he is also the recipient of a 2002 Helen Merrill Award. Other honors include fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, The Princess Grace Foundation, Art Matters, as well as a New Forms Grant (Rockefeller Foundation/NEA). Earlier this year, his play The Eviction received its world premiere at the Magic Theatre, and won a Roger L. Stevens Award from The Kennedy Center Fund for New American Plays (see review). His poetry has been published in such journals as The Southern Review, Virginia Quarterly Review, North American Review, Northwest Review, Beloit Poetry Journal, and Black Warrior Review. Presently, he is a writer in residence at The Camargo Foundation in Cassis, France.
Winning Entry: Mother and Daughter with Apples and A Shoe
Contest Won: War Poetry Contest 2002, Finalist
Winning Entry: The Bicycle Hearse
Contest Won: War Poetry Contest 2004, Finalist