Siv Cedering

• BOOKS OF POETRY

• NOVELS

• BOOKS
FOR CHILDREN
& YOUNG ADULTS


• BOOKS ILLUSTRATED BY THE AUTHOR

BOOKS OF
TRANSLATIONS

RECENT
ART EXHIBITIONS

AWARDS

EXCERPTS FROM REVIEWS

ANTHOLOGY & TEXTBOOK PUBLICATIONS

ACADEMIC SPONSORS

OTHER SPONSORS
OF READINGS
& EXHIBITS

PUBLISHED BOOKS

BOOKS OF POETRY
Letters from an Observatory, New and Selected Poems, 1973-1998, Karma Dog Editions 1998
Letters from the Floating World, Selected and New Poems, Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 1984
Twelve Pages from the Floating World, Sausalito, CA: Calliopea Press, 1983
Color Poems (portfolio of 23 illustrated broadsides), Sausalito, California: Calliopea Press, 1978
The Juggler, Chatham, New York: Sagarin Press, 1977
How to Eat a Fortune Cookie, New York: New Rivers Press, 1976
Mother Is, New York: Stein & Day, 1975
Letters from Helge, New York: New Rivers Press, 1974
Letters from the Island, New Brunswick, Canada: Fiddlehead Books, 1973
Cup of Cold Water, New York: New Rivers Press, 1973


NOVELS
Oxen, Stockholm: Prisma, 1981
Leken i grishuset, Stockholm: Prisma, 1980


BOOKS FOR CHILDREN AND YOUNG ADULTS
Mannen i ödebyn, Stockholm: Rabén & Sjögren, 1989
Grisen far till Paris, Stockholm: Rabén & Sjögren, 1987
Grisen som ville bli julskinka, Stockholm: Rabén & Sjögren, 1986
Polis, polis, potatisgris, Stockholm: Rabén & Sjögren, 1985
Grisen som ville bli ren, Stockholm: Rabén & Sjögren, 1983
The Blue Horse, and Other Night Poems, New York: Houghton Mifflin/Clarion, 1979


BOOKS ILLUSTRATED BY THE AUTHOR

Grisen far till Paris, Stockholm: Rabén & Sjögren, 1987 (drawings/water color)
Grisen som ville bli julskinka, Stockholm: Rabén & Sjögren, 1986 (drawings/water color)
Polis, polis, potatisgris, Stockholm: Rabén & Sjögren, 1985 (drawings/water color)
Grisen som ville bli ren, Stockholm: Rabén & Sjögren, 1983 (drawings/water color)
Cup of Cold Water, New York: New Rivers Press, 1973 (photographs)


BOOKS OF TRANSLATIONS
To English from Swedish:
Pearl's Adventure (translated with David Swickard from Pärlsork, by Lars Klinting),
New York: R&S Books/Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1987
You and I and the World, poems by Werner Aspenström, Merrick, New York: Cross-
Cultural Communications, 1980
Two Swedish Poets: Gösta Friberg and Göran Palm, New York: New Rivers Press, 1974
To Swedish from English, Spanish, Danish:
Det Blommande Trädet (Native American Poetry), Stockholm: Forum, 1973


RECENT ART EXHIBITIONS

2002 EXPRESSIONS in fine art, Santa Fe, NM
2002 Twin Oaks Farm, Sagaponack, NY
2000-2 A New Leaf, Berkeley, CA
2000-2 Elaine Benson Gallery, Bridgehampton NY
2000-1 Sculpture Showcase, New Hope, NJ
2000 Gayle Wilson Gallery, Southampton, NY
2000 Elena Zang Gallery, Woodstock, NY
2000 Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, Cold Spring Harbor, NY
2000 Gallery East, Loveland CO
1999 Elaine Benson Gallery, Bridgehampton, NY,
1999 Millenium Gallery, East Hampton NY, Small Works Show
1998-00 ArtSpace, Amagansett Square, Winter exhibit.
1998 Nordic Heritage Museum, Seattle, WA, One-Woman Show, (paintings) "The American Dream"
1998 Adirondack Lakes Center for the Arts, Blue Mountain Lake, N Y, One-Woman Show, paintings, "The Colors Around Us"
1998 Elaine Benson Gallery, Bridgehampton, NY, One-Woman Sculpture Show, "Words on the Wind"
1995 Elaine Benson Gallery, Bridgehampton, NY, "Illusions"
1995 Clayton-Liberatori Gallery, Bridgehampton, NY, Seventy-fifth Anniversary Show
2001 Guild Hall Museum, East Hampton, NY., "Every Picture Tells A Story"
1993 C.W. Post Campus, L.I. University, Hutchins Gallery, Greenvale, NY, Fall Invitational, 93
1993 Peconic Gallery, Suffolk Community College, Riverhead, New York, "Imagination," National Juried Exhibition, Judge: Gail Levin
1992 Loveland Museum, Loveland, Colorado, One-Woman Show, "The Image and the Word"
1992 Eastern New Mexico University, Portales, NM, National Juried Exhibition, "Scene & Unseen"
1992 Nassau Community College, Firehouse Gallery, Garden City, New York, Annual Juried Art Exhibition, Judge: Phyllis Braff
1992 East End Arts Council Gallery, Riverhead, New York, One-Woman Show, "Light Through Yonder Window Breaks"
1991 Clayton-Liberatori Gallery, Bridgehampton, New York, One-Woman Show, "Poems on Canvas"
1991 Elaine Benson Gallery, Bridgehampton, New York, "Free Spirits" exhibit ("Bonaire Runes")
1991 East End Arts Council Gallery, Riverhead, New York, "Annual Juried Photography Exhibition" Prize Winner


AWARDS
1995-99 Författarfonden, Swedish Writers Foundation: Five Year Salary Grant (for fiction and TV programs)
1992 New York Foundation for the Arts, Artist's Fellowship (screenwriting)
1992 Academy Award Nomination for Best Foreign Film (based on novel by SC)
1991 East End Arts Council, Photography Show, Exhibition Prize
1985 New York Foundation for the Arts, Artist's Fellowship, (poetry)
1985 Science Fiction Poetry Association, Rhysling Award (poem on scientific theme)
1985 Pushcart Prize (poetry)
1980 Svenska Dagbladet, Best Books of the Year Award (novel)
1977 Poetry Society of America, Emily Dickinson Award
1977 Pushcart Prize (fiction)
1977 New York State Council on the Arts, New York State Artists in Exhibition
1975 New York State Council on the Arts (video)
1976 1974-5 New York State Council on the Arts, CAPS Fellowship (poetry)
1974 Borestone Mountain Poetry Award (Best Poems of 1973)
1973 Modernage Photography Gallery, Discovery Award (Exhibition Prize)
1970 Saturday Review, Photography Prize
1970 Poetry Society of America, William Marion Reedy Award
1969 Poetry Society of America, John Masefield Award


EXCERPTS FROM REVIEWS
"One does not have to read far before one is suddenly hit by the originality of this poetry, the unusual physical directness, the sensual presence as well as the mythological. Siv Cedering always works as a selective artist with precisely observed details and appropriate movement that are quick as a bird's or a fish's, at home in its element. The realism that is presented is not that of cumbersome connections without revealing gestures or material substance, but that of the body and parts of bodies, roots and heads of vegetables, grasped in their vital palpability and brought to the page."
Artur Lundkvist, Chairman of the Committee for the Nobel Prize in Literature
"Siv Cedering is that rarity -- a writer of exquisite craft. a celebrant... who is never strident, always conscious of the overtones poetry can summon when it is lifted to the level of art."
Publisher's Weekly
"One of the most extraordinary modern poetry collections to come out of the United States."
The Australian
"Siv Cedering is an artist who is able to consume the entire culture and all its varying expressions into the creative amplitude of her own energies and imagination. She seems to treat each exercise of aesthetic discipline as if it were a new, never-before-savored feast all laid out for her to pick at, play with, and use as the spawning ground for her own creative act.
Widely and well regarded as a poet, she also paints, composes music, and writes children's books. Name it and Cedering has done it or plans to do it.
Now she has taken on sculpture. Arranging stone slabs and metal cubes in tilts and constellations, she carves, casts, and cuts out letters on the surface to form poems... Amusing and unique, it becomes still another of Siv Cedering's ceaseless flourishes."
Rose Slivka, The East Hampton Star


ANTHOLOGY AND TEXTBOOK PUBLICATIONS - (partial list)
Siv Cederings writing has appeared in over two hundred anthologies and textbooks, including the reading programs of Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Nelson Canada, Prentice Hall, Jostens Learning Corp., Natur & Kultur, Houghton Mifflin, Addison-Wesley, Scott Foresman, The Longman Group in London, and Education Queensland, Australia and anthologies published by W.W. Norton, Knopf, HarperCollins, Benedikt Taschen Verlag, Bonniers, Rabèn & Sjögren, William Morrow, Farrar Straus and Giroux, Houghton Mifflin, Tabori & Chang, Simon & Schuster, Pushcart Press, Dagens Nyheter Förlag, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Bantam Books, Little Brown & Co.,and Pocket Books including the following:
"The Changeling," & " There is a place where all my poems"Candlewick Press, 2002
"The Blue Dress," Love is Ageless, Lompico Creek Press, 2002
"Sit a While" Heart to Heart, Harry. N Abrams,2001
"The Red Gloves," Dirty Laundry Pile, Harper/Collins, 2001
"In the Planetarium", "Acrobat," "Grandmother," Røster in Norrbotten, En bok för alla, Sweden 1998
"When it is Snowing, Keepers of the Flame, Royal Fireworks Press, 20001
"The Red Gloves"Speaking for Yourself; Poems in Different Voices, ed. Paul Janeczko, HarperCollins, 2000.
"Poem for My Mother,"Poems for Mother, Ideals Publication Inc. 2000
"Swinging", Swinging and Singing with Ladybug, Cricket Magazine Group, Chicago
"What's in a Word?"How to Write Poetry, Ed. Paul Janeczko, Scholastic, NY 1999.
"Country Music," "Crossing the Sound" and "Ukiyo-E", The Book of Love, edited by Diane Ackerman & Jeanne Mackin, W.W. Norton & Co. 1998
"Two Swedish Riddles" and "Three Swedish Spells" tr. from Swedish, WORLD POETRY: An Anthology of Verse from Antiquity to Our Time., ed. Katherine Washburn & John Major, W.W. Norton & Co. 1998
"Returning the Red Gloves," Here Is My Heart, Love Poems, edited by William Jay Smith, New York, NY: Little, Brown, & Co., 1998)
"If a Bad Dream Comes,"A 20th Century Treasury of Poetry for Children, ed. Jack Prelutsky Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers, Knopf, 1999
"When it is Snowing", Appreciating Poetry, Literature Library, Prentice Hall, 1999.
"When it is Snowing," A Garden of Poets, National Council for English, 1999
"What's in a Word?" and "Mitten Dreams" How to Write Poetry, Scho1astic, 1999
"In the Planetarium", "Acrobat," "Grandmother," Røster in Norrbotten, En bok för alla, Sweden 1998
"Peaches" & "Help Me with the Buttons," Eros, Benedikt Taschen Verlag, Germany, (German, Portuguese, Spanish, Dutch, and French editions) 1998
"The Monkey's Children," The Talking of Hands, New Rivers Press, 1998
"Letter from Caroline Herschel," Bright Galaxies; Dark Matters, Vera Rubin, American Institute of Physics, 1997
"Whistle, Johanna" New Hampshire Educational Improvement and Assessment Program, The New Hampshire Department of Education, Advanced Systems in measurement & Evaluation, Inc. 1997-l998
"When It Is Snowing," 1997 Reading/Language Arts Program, Macmillan/McGraw Hill, 1997)
"The Changeling" What Have You Lost?, ed. Naomi Shihab Nye, Greenwillow Books, 1999
"Suppose" Teaching Poetry in High School, ed. Albert B Somers, National Council of Teachers of English, 1998-1999
"Figure Eights" Creative Writers Handbook, third edition, ed. Philip K Jason, Prentice Hall, 1999
"Suppose" Choices in Literature Audiocassettes, Middle grades, Prentice Hall, 1997
"When It Is Snowing," Terra Nova CTB Reading/Language Arts Assessments Test (Monterey, CA: CTB/McGraw Hill, 1996)
"Family Album," Uncommon Knowledge: Exploring diversity through reading and Writing, edited by Rose Hawkins and Robert Isaacson (Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin Co., 1996)
"Help Me with the Buttons," and "Peaches," Eros, edited by Jane Lahr (New York, NY; Tabori & Chang, Inc., 1996)
"Walking the Dog" and "Dog Days," Dog Music, edited by Joseph Duemer & Jim Simmerman (New York, NY: St. Martin's Press, 1996)
"In the Evening," Celebrating America, edited by Laura Whipple & The Art Institute of Chicago (NY: Philomel Books, The Putnam & Grosset Group, 1995)
"Returning the Red Gloves", Poetry from A to Z, Bradbury Press, 1994
"Hands, "Teaching Creativity by Working the Word, edited by Susan Katz and Judith A. Thomas (Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice Hall, 1992)
"Poem for My Mother," Tangled Vines, A Collection of Mother & Daughter Poems, edited by Lynn Lifshin (NY: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1992)
"Peaches," The Paris Review Anthology, edited by George Plimpton (New York, NY: W.W. Norton,1990)


ACADEMIC SPONSORS (partial list)

Aoyama Gakuin University, Tokyo, JAPAN
Ball State University, Muncie, IN
Barnard College, New York, NY
Bowling Green State Univ., Bowling Green, OH
Casper College, Casper, WY
Central Wyoming College, Riverton, WY
City College, Brownsville, TX
College of Marin, Kentfield, CA
College of the Atlantic, Bar Harbor, ME
College of the City of New York, New York, NY
Colorado College, Colorado Springs, CO
Columbia University, New York, NY
Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
Doshiya University, Kyoto, JAPAN
Eastern Oregon State College, La Grande, OR
Gaucher College, Baltimore, MD
Hampshire College, Amherst, MA
Hokusai College, Sapporo, JAPAN
Humboldt State University, Arcata, CA
Illinois State University, Normal, IL
Indiana University, Bloomington, IN
Jamestown Community College, Jamestown, NY
John Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
Kentucky State College, Louisville, KY
La Trobe University, Melbourne, AUSTRALIA
Long Island University, Brooklyn Campus
Long Island University, C.W. Post College
Long Island University, Southampton College
Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA
Lycksele Gymnasium, Lycksele, SWEDEN
Moorehead State University, Moorhead, MN
Nassau Community College, Garden City, NY
New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM
Northeastern University
Northern Michigan University, Marqueette, MI
Oberlin College, Oberlin, OH
Oklahoma State University, Oklahoma City, OK
Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA
Pima College, Tuscon, AZ
San Diego State University, San Diego, CA
San Francisco State College, San Francisco, CA
Santa Rosa State College, Santa Rosa, CA
Sheldon Jackson College, Sitka, ALASKA
Southwestern Oregon Community College, OR
St. Lawrence University, Canton, NY
Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA
State University, Clarksville, TN
State University of New York, at Stony Brook, NY
Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, NJ
Susquehanna University, Selinsgrove, PA
Texas Southmost College, Brownsville, TX
Umeå University, Umeå, SWEDEN
University of California, Berkeley, CA
University of Colorado, Boulder, CO
University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HA
University of Kansas, Lawrence, KA
University of Maryland, College Park, MD
University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA
University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
University of Montana, Missoula, MT
University of New Mexico, Las Cruces, NM
University of North Carolina, Charlotte, NC
University of Oregon, Eugene, OR
University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
University of Southern Louisiana, Lafayette, LA
Westchester Community College, Valhalla, NY
Wichita State University, Wichita, KA
Austin Peay State University, Clarksville, TE
Bellport Library, Bellport, NY
Catonah Library, Catonah, NY
Donnell Library, New York, NY
Glen Cove Public Library,
Langston Hughes Library & Cultural Center, Queens, NY
Loveland Library, Loveland, CO
Massapequa Library, Massapequa, NY
Merrick Library, Merrick, NY
Riverhead Library, Riverhead, NY
Scranton Public Library, Scranton, PE
Westhampton Writers Festival, NY
Washoe County Library, Reno, Nevada
Poets in the Schools, Dutchess County, NY
Poets in the Schools, Nassau County, NY
Poets in the Schools, Suffolk County, NY
Poets in the Schools, Greenwich, CT
Poets in the Schools, Pennsylvania
Poets in the Schools, Reno, NV
Poets in the Schools, Westchester, NY
Poets in the Schools, WY


OTHER SPONSORS OF READINGS AND EXHIBITS (a partial listing)
The Library of Congress
The Academy of American Poets
Alice Tulley Hall, New York, NY
Hayden Planetarium,
Natural History Museum, New York, NY
Andrus Space Transit Planetarium,
Hudson River Museum, Yonkers, NY
Harbourfront, Toronto, Canada
Hokusai College, Sapporo, Japan
Doshiya University, Kyoto, Japan
Aoyama Gakuin University, Tokyo, Japan
Melbourne Astronomy Society
Town Hall, Melbourne, Australia
The Fellowship of Australian Writers
Shakespeare & Co., Paris, France
New York Foundation for the Arts
Oregon Coast Council for the Arts
Oklahoma State Council on the Arts
New York State Council on the Arts
Wyoming State Council on the Arts
Queens Council on the Arts
Adirondack Lakes Center for the Arts
Nassau County Center for the Fine Arts
The Poetry Society of America
The Textile Museum, Washington, DC
The Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY
The Wasa Museum, Stockholm, Sweden
The Museums at Stony Brook, Stony Brook, NY
Plains Art Museum, Moorehead, MN
Loveland Art Museum, Loveland, CO
Guild Hall Museum, East Hampton, NY
Everhart Museum, Scranton, PA
The Art Gallery, Sheridan, WY.
Elaine Benson Gallery, Bridgehampton, NY
Expressions in Fine Art
New Leaf Gallery
National Portrait Collection, Gripsholm, Sweden
Poets & Writers, Inc.
San Francisco Poetry Center
Women's National Book Association
The National Library Book Association
Co-ordinating Council of Literary Magazines
International Poetry Forum, Pittsburgh, PA
The Swedish Institute,
Swedish TV1, Stockholm, Sweden
Södra Teatern, Stockholm, Sweden
The Met Theater, Los Angeles, CA
The Sitka Institute, Sitka, Alaska
United States Information Services
The American-Scandinavian Foundation
Norrbottens Kulturnämnd, Luleå, Sweden
Society for the Advancement of Scandinavian Studies
Swedish Information Services
United States Information Services


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