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Andrea Witzke Slot

Author's Bio

Andrea Witzke Slot writes poetry, fiction, essays, and academic work, and is particularly interested in the spaces in which these genres intersect. She is author of the poetry collection To find a new beauty (Gold Wake Press 2012), and her recent work has appeared or is forthcoming in Southeast Review, Mid-American Review, Tupelo Quarterly, Poetry East, Nimrod, Mezzo Cammin, Crab Orchard Review, Segue, Spoon River Poetry Review, Bellevue Literary Review, The Chronicle of Higher Education, and in academic books published by SUNY Press (2013) and Palgrave Macmillan (2014). Editor at the award-winning Rhino Poetry and the previous book review editor at Fifth Wednesday Journal, Andrea travels to England regularly but calls Chicago home, where she lives with her husband, the youngest of her five children/stepchildren, and her old man Westie, Macbeth.

Publications and Prizes

Books:
To find a new beauty (Gold Wake Press, 2012)
Journals:
Bellevue Literary Review, Borderlands: Texas Poetry Review, Connotation Press, Crab Orchard Review, Ginosko Literary Journal, Jet Fuel Review, Mezzo Cammin, Mid-American Review, Nimrod, Poetry East, Segue, Southeast Review, Southern Women's Review, Spoon River Poetry Review, Tupelo Quarterly, Verse Daily
Prizes:
Finalist in the University of Louisville's 2014 Calvino Prize (short fiction); Finalist in Aroho's 2014 Clarissa Dalloway Book Prize (Novel); Finalist in Black Lawrence Press's 2014 Hudson Prize (Second Poetry Collection); Honorable Mention in Able Muse's Write Prize; Finalist in MId-American Review's Fine Line Competition; Finalist in Tupelo Quarterly's Open Prose Contest; Finalist in Southeast Review's Gearhart Prize; Runner-Up in Tupelo Quarterly's Open Prose Contest; Pushcart Nomination for the poem "Terra Incognita"; "Excellence in the Arts Award" at the University of Texas at Dallas for poems published in Fjala (The Word), Illyria, and PENA International; Second Place in the Sean Christopher Britton Memorial Poetry Prize.

Andrea Witzke Slot Resume

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Listing last updated: December 2, 2014

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