About Naomi

Abbreviated Portfolio:

Selection of Past Readings:
– Northwest Multnomah County Library Reading – January 2012
Niche Wine & Art Reading with Christopher Luna, Host – May 2011
KBOO Reading – January 2011
– Wordstock – October 2010
– St. Johns Booksellers reading – May 2010
– Fertile Ground public play reading – January 2010
– VoiceCatcher book release reading – November 2009
– Lloyd Center Barnes and Nobles – October 2009

A Few  Publications in Which My Poetry Can Be Found:
Ghost Town Poetry anthology
Dogwood
VoiceCatcher
Tupelo Press’s Million Line Poem
Empty Shoes anthology

Awards:
– Pushcart Prize Nomination for Kajiji Fires
– Laurels Graduate Tuition Remission Award, Portland State University
– Shelley Reece Poetry Award
– Academy of American Poets Prize

Selected Photographs:
https://www.flickr.com – Naomi Fast

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2 thoughts on “About Naomi

  1. Dear Naomi,

    My name is Vika Haiboniuk and I am a graduate multimedia journalism student at the University of Oregon in Portland.
    This term I’m filming a short video about Portland. I would like to ask you if I can use your poem “Birdsongs in Traffic” as a narrative (and narration) for my project?

    Thank you!

    • Hi Vika,

      Thank you for contacting me. I like the sound of this project! Yes, I’m happy to give you permission to use “Birdsongs in Traffic” for your film.

      The poem was originally published in a journal called VoiceCatcher, and it’s currently included in my short collection of poems & photography, Portland Light.

      I’d love to see the film when it’s finished. Can you send me your contact information with a few more details of where you’ll be showing the video? You can email me at naomifast (at) gmail (dot) com.

      All the best!
      Naomi

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