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Christina Woś Donnelly

Author's Bio

Christina Woś Donnelly co-founded and co-edited the ejournal, <i>Not Just Air<i>, for Sundress Publications. She is the author of two chapbooks, <i>Venus Afflicted<i> and <i>The Largely Unexpurgated History of Scheherazade<i> (Moon in Blue Water Productions), and has been widely featured at Buffalo, Baltimore and Washington metro-area poetry venues including the Library of Congress. Christina performed her dramatic narrative poem, "Scheherazade," at the 2008 Buffalo Infringement Festival, twice guest-edited <i>Stirring<i>, and served as Poetry Judge for the 2009 Abilene Writer’s Guild Annual Contest.

Publications and Prizes

Anthologies:
Voices from the Herd: An Anthology for Buffalo, NY (Doubt It Publishing, 2010), Nickel City Nights: Erotic Writing in Western New York (The Writer's Den, 2008), Silver Boomers: a collection of poetry and prose by and about baby boomers (Silver Boomer Books, 2008), Susan B. & Me: An International Collection...Dedicated to the Spirit of Women's Rights Champion, Susan B. Anthony (Big Kids Publishing, 2006), Cat Breath: A Rogue Scholars Two-Headed Kitty Anthology (Rogue Scholars Press, 2005), Common Roots Common Ground: Poetry of Cultural Diversity (Salt Winds Press, 2003), Off the Cuffs: Poetry by and About the Police (Soft Skull Press, 2003), The Shadow's Imprint: Poetic Reflections on Death (Blarney Stone Books (St. Catherine's, Ontario, Canada), 2002)
Journals:
Artvoice, Binnacle, BlazeVox, Buffalo News, Earth's Daughters, Lilliput Review, Moondance, Nimrod, Pearl Magazine, Persimmon Tree, Poetz, Rogue Scholars, Slipstream, Stirring Literary Journal, The 2River View, Tipton Poetry Journal
Prizes:
Persimmon Tree Northeastern States Poetry Contest, Winner;The Binnacle's Tenth Annual Ultra-Short Competition, 2013, Prize for Best Cadence;The Binnacle's Ninth Annual Ultra-Short Competition, 2012, Honorable Mention; Goodreads Newsletter Contest, March 2014, December 2013, November, April & May 2012, Finalist; Goodreads Newsletter Contest, September 2012, Honorable Mention; Artists Embassy International’s Dancing Poetry Contest, 2011, Third Prize; The Binnacle's Eighth Annual Ultra-Short Competition, 2011, Honorable Mention; 2008 Pablo Neruda Poetry Prize (Nimrod Literary Contests), Semi-finalist; NYFA Strategic Opportunity Stipend, 2008; BlazeVox Buffalo Focus Poet, Fall 2007; Artvoice Artist of the Week, 7/25/02.

Personal Favorites

What I'm Reading Now:
Tales of a Wayside Inn by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Mansfield Park by Jane Austen

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Listing last updated: March 13, 2014

More Information

Listed as:
Poet
Gives readings?
Yes
Travels for readings?
Yes
Identifies as:
Feminist
Fluent in:
English
Born in:
Sherbourne, England
Raised in:
Buffalo, NY

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