Preliminary Guide to the Judith Skillman Papers 1982-2009

Summary Information

Washington State University Libraries, Manuscripts, Archives and Special Collections
Skillman, Judith.
Preliminary Guide to the Judith Skillman Papers
Date [inclusive]
1 Linear foot of shelf space, 2 Boxes
(MASC staff use) 2-13-17-5
Collection materials are in English.
Papers of poet Judith Skillman: poetry manuscripts, bound proof copies of her books, correspondence, and miscellaneous items.

Preferred Citation

[Item description]

Preliminary Guide to the Judith Skillman Papers, 1982-2009 (MS.2011.46)

Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries, Pullman, WA.

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Judith Skillman (b. 1954) was born to Canadian parents in Syracuse, New York. She holds BA and MA degrees in English, as well as additional studies on literature, poetry, and translation. Skillman is also a translator from the French, most notably of the poet Anne-Marie Derese. She has taught at University of Phoenix, Richard Hugo House, City University, and Yellow Wood Academy.

She is the winner of many poetry awards, including the Eric Mathieu King Fund from the Academy of American Poets, and has received grants from the Centrum Foundation, King County Arts Commission, and the Washington State Arts Commission. Skillman’s poetry has been nominated for Pushcart Prizes, and she was a Jack Straw Foundation writer in 2008 for poetry, and in 2013 for fiction. She has received the UK Kit Award, Best of the Web, and her work is included in Best Indie Verse of New England.

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Scope and Content

This collection consists of the papers of poet Judith Skillman: poetry manuscripts, bound proof copies of her books, correspondence, and miscellaneous items.

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This is an unprocessed collection. Any arrangement reflects either a pre-existing order from the records' creators or previous custodians, or preliminary sorting performed by staff.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Washington State University Libraries Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections  © 2020

Terrell Library

P.O. Box 645610

Pullman, WA, 99164-5610 USA


Restrictions on Access

This collection is open and available for research use.

Restrictions on Use

Copyright restrictions may apply.

Acquisition Information

Judith Skillman donated this collection to the Washington State University Libraries in multiple installments beginning in 2011 (MS-2011-46).

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Names and Subjects

Personal Name(s)

Subject(s) :
  • Skillman, Judith -- Records and correspondence.


  • Poetry.
  • Literature

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