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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

To find a new beauty (Gold Wake Press, 2012)
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
Finalist in Aroho's Clarissa Dalloway Book Prize (Novel) (Oct 2014); Finalist in Black Lawrence Press's Hudson Prize (Second Poetry Collection) (Oct 14); Honorable Mention in Able Muse's Write Prize (Sept 2014); Finalist in MId-American Review's Fine Line Competition (August 2014); Finalist in Tupelo Quarterly's Open Prose Contest (July 2014), Finalist in Southeast Review's Gearhart Prize (May 2014); Runner-Up in Tupelo Quarterly's Open Prose Contest (Jan 2014); Pushcart Nominee, 2011; "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: November 11, 2014

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