June 2019: Margaree is the recipient of a 2019 Research and Development Grant from the Arizona Commission on the Arts! This grant will support the creation of new poems and images for Margaree’s multidisciplinary work in progress, THE INTERIOR CASTLE. Read more about the new work here.
May 2019: REST is the winner of the 2018 Balcones Poetry Prize! Finalists for the award were The Gospel According to Wild Indigo by Cyrus Cassells, The English Boat by Donald Revell, Rail by Kai Carlson-Wee, and After the Afterlife by T.R. Hummer.
April 2019: REST is the winner of the Publishing Triangle’s Audre Lorde Award for Lesbian Poetry!
March 2019: REST is a finalist for the Audre Lorde Award for Lesbian Poetry from The Publishing Triangle!
January 2019: REST is on the longlist for The Believer Book Award for Poetry!
October 2018: “The Orchard” from REST featured in Vandal Poem of the Day.
September 2018: Thank you to Andrea Syzdek for her thoughtful review of REST in Kenyon Review Online!
August 2018: The Brooklyn Rail published Margaree's translation of Marina Tsvetaeva's "Poems to Czechoslovakia" in their translation journal, InTranslation. This is the first full translation into English of Tsvetaeva's sequence, a powerful condemnation of fascism written during the Nazi annexation and invasion of what was then Czechoslovakia. Read the translation here.
May 2018: REST reviewed in Library Journal's Top Spring Poetry list!
May 2018: Margaree is the recipient of a 2018 Individual Excellence Award from the Ohio Arts Council.
March 2018: "The Instrument Maker" from REST featured on Poetry Daily
December 2017: REST is one of the selected poetry titles in Publishers Weekly's Spring 2018 announcement!
September 2017: Launch of "Resistance, Change, Survival," a six-month special feature on KROnline, co-curated with Jaquira Díaz. The project features work by poets and prose writers on issues of art, resistance, and the current political climate. Read the introduction to the project by Margaree Little and Jaquira Díaz here. Read Margaree's essay here. Read the pieces by all fourteen contributors here.
May 2017: Thank you to Philip Metres for recommending REST as a forthcoming book in the Poetry Foundation's May 2017 Reading List!