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Individual: Magie Dominic

Alternate Name: Maggie Domenick, Maggie Dominic

Magie Dominic, Canadian writer and artist, studied at The Art Institute of Pittsburgh and lives in New York. Her memoir, The Queen of Peace Room, an exploration of memory, was nominated for the Canadian Women's Studies Award, Book of the Year Award-ForeWord Magazine and the Judy Grahn Award. A second memoir, Street Angel, received the Silver Medal from the Independent Publishers Book Award and was nominated Book of the Year Award-ForeWord Magazine. She was nominated for the Vanderbilt/Exile Short Fiction Award. Books coauthored include H. M. Koutoukas Remembered by His Friends, Eco Poetry, and Belles Lettres/Beautiful Letters.

Her writing and art archives are with New York University Fales Library Permanent Collection. She has written for the Toronto Globe and Mail and The Village Voice, developed a creative writing curriculum for high students at risk and produced The Children's History Theatre from 1979 - 1984.

She is the recipient of six grants, is a founding member of the Off-Off Broadway movement, was co-Curator of the Lincoln Centre exhibition - “Caffe Cino and Its Legacy” and established The Magie Dominic Caffe Cino Collection at Lincoln Center Library. Her artwork has been exhibited in Toronto and New York including a presentation at The United Nations.

Dominic had a solo exhibition at La MaMa Galleria, December 10th - 20th, 1998, titled "Stations of the Cross/Female Face of Christ".

Source: Bio courtesy of the artist, Magie Dominic