Karen Skolfield

Amherst, MA
Website: 
http://www.karenskolfield.blogspot.com/

Author's Bio

Publications and Prizes

Book

Frost in the Low Areas
(Zone 3 Press,
2013)

Anthology

Best of the Net Anthology
(Sundress Publications,
2012)

Journal

Painted Bride Quarterly
Rattle
Pank
Tar River Poetry
Hollins Critic
West Branch
Cave Wall
failbetter.com
Boxcar Poetry Review
Valparaiso Poetry Review
Sugar House Review
Memorious
The Adirondack Review
Superstition Review
Barrow Street
Slipstream
Calyx
THRUSH Poetry Journal
Verse Daily
Conte
Word Riot
The Apple Valley Review
Naugutuck River Review
Schuylkill Valley Journal
Literary Mama
Pebble Lake Review
B O D Y
UCity Review
Indiana Review
Miramar Poetry Journal
Prizes: 
2014 PEN New England Award in poetry, 2014 Massachusetts Book Award finalist, 2014 Massachusetts Cultural Council fellow, 2014 Split This Rock poetry prize, First Book Award in poetry with Zone 3 Press, Oboh poetry prize

More Information

Listed as:
Poet
Gives readings? 
Yes
Travels for readings? 
Yes
Identifies as: 
Caucasian
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Wilmington, DE

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Listing last updated: October 14, 2014.

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