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Millicent Borges Accardi, a Portuguese-American poet, is the author of three books: Injuring Eternity (World Nouveau), Woman on a Shaky Bridge (Finishing Line Press chapbook), and most recent: Only More So (Salmon Poetry, Ireland 2016).

She has received fellowships from CantoMundo, the National Endowment for the arts (NEA), the California Arts Council, Barbara Deming Foundation, and Formby at the Special Collections Library at Texas Tech (researching writer-activist Kay Boyle).

Accardi’s poetry has appeared in over 100 publications, including Nimrod, Tampa Review, New Letters and Wallace Stevens Journal as well as in Boomer Girls (Iowa Press) and Even the Daybreak (Salmon) anthologies. Her interviews, theater and book reviews can be found in
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