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Renee M. Sgroi

Renée M. Sgroi, PhD, is a poet and novelist whose work continues to garner attention.

She won Runner Up in the UK's erbacce poetry prize, and her debut poetry collection, life print, in points, is due out in fall 2020 with erbacce-press. Her poetry has appeared in The Prairie Journal, Prairie Fire, The Banister, Fresh Voices, Verse Afire, as well as poetry anthologies published by Beret Days Press.

In 2018, Renée edited the poetry anthology, Written Tenfold (Poetry Friendly Press).

She is an Associate Member of the League of Canadian Poets, a member of the Canadian Authors Association, a member of the Association of Italian Canadian Writers, the past president of the Brooklin Poetry Society, and a member of The Ontario Poetry Society.

Renée blogs about the craft of writing at https://reneemsgroi.com, and you can tweet her @ReneeMSgroi and find her on Instagram @renee_m_sgroi


Memberships
Association of Italian Canadian Writers
Brooklin Poetry Society
Canadian Authors Association
League of Canadian Poets
The Ontario Poetry Society


Publications
life print, in points (forthcoming, erbacce-press)
Written Tenfold, editor (Poetry Friendly Press, 2018)


Selected Anthologies
Infinite Passages, (TOPS) 2020
The Banister, Niagara Poetry Anthology, 2019
Open Heart 13 Anthology, (TOPS) 2019
Written Tenfold, (Poetry Friendly Press) 2018
The Banister, Niagara Poetry Anthology,2016
Scarlet Thistles, (Beret Days Press) 2014
Crossing Baldwin (Beret Days Press) 2013


Awards
erbacce poetry prize (UK), Runner Up, 2020
Fish Poetry Prize (UK), longlisted, 2020
The Banister, Honourable Mention, 2019
The Guernica Prize, shortlisted, 2019
Open Heart 13 (TOPS), Honourable Mention, 2019
Big Pond Rumours Chapbook Contest, Shortlisted, 2019
The Golden Grassroots Chapbook Contest, Honourable Mention, 2019
The Banister, Honourable Mention, 2018
The Banister, Judge’s Choice and Honourable Mention, 2016
Open Heart 10 (TOPS), Honourable Mention, 2016
The Banister, Honourable Mention, 2015