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Karyna McGlynn

Karyna McGlynn is the author of Hothouse (Sarabande Books 2017), The 9-Day Queen Gets Lost on Her Way to the Execution (Willow Springs Books 2016), Alabama Steve (Sundress Publications 2014), I Have to Go Back to 1994 and Kill a Girl (Sarabande Books 2009), and Scorpionica (New Michigan Press 2007).

Her poems have recently appeared in The Kenyon ReviewPloughsharesBlack Warrior Review, AGNI, Ninth Letter, Witness, and The Academy of American Poet’s Poem-A-Day.

 Karyna holds an MFA in Poetry from the University of Michigan, and earned her PhD in Literature and Creative Writing from the University of Houston where she served as Poetry Editor and Managing Editor for Gulf Coast.

Her honors include the Verlaine Prize, the Kathryn A. Morton Prize, the Hopwood Award, and the Diane Middlebrook Fellowship in Poetry at the University of Wisconsin. She is currently a Visiting Assistant Professor of Poetry and Translation at Oberlin College.

Her current projects include a translation of Anne Kawala’s Le cow-boy et le poète and a novel-in-verse based on Max Ernst’s Une semaine de bonté.

And above all else, Karyna is a consummate teacher and workshop leader.  Hang on to your pencils!

Find her online at www.karynamcglynn.com.