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Christina Zawadiwsky

Author's Bio

Christina Zawadiwsky is Ukrainian-American, born in New York City, has a degree in Fine Arts, and is a poet, artist, journalist and TV producer. She has received a National Endowment for the Arts Award, two Wisconsin Arts Boards Awards, a Co-Ordinating Council of Literary Magazines Writers Award, and an Art Futures Award, among other honors. She was the originator and producer of Where The Waters Meet, a local TV series created to facilitate the voices of artists of all genres in the media, for which she won two national and twenty local awards, including a Commitment to Community Television Award. She is also a contributing editor to the annual Pushcart Prize Anthology (after having won one herself), the recipient of an Outstanding Achievement Award from the Wisconsin Library Association, and has published four books of poetry. She has reviewed movies for http://www.moviescribes.com, music for http://www.musicroomreviews.com, films for Movie Room Reviews, Movie Scribes, and FilmSay, and is currently reviewing books and films for http://www.bookroomreviews.com while exhibiting collages and other artworks professionally.

Publications and Prizes

Books:
Desperation (Where the Waters Meet, 1999), Isolation (Where the Waters Meet, 1998), What Will Be (Where the Waters Meet, 1997), I Began to Dream (Where the Waters Meet, 1996), The Hand on the Head of Lazarus (Ion Books, 1986), Sleeping With The Enemy (Floating Island Press, 1980), Kissing The Murderer (Ommation Press, 1979), The World At Large (Bieler Press, 1978)
Prizes:
National Endowment for the Arts, two Wisconsin Arts Boards awards, Co-Ordinating Council Of Literary Magazines Writers Award, two national and twenty local awards for Where The Waters Meet (orignated and produced by Christina Zawadiwsky), Commitment To Community Television Award, Art Futures Award, Pushcart Prize Award, Outstanding Achievement Award from the Wisconsin Library Association.

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Listing last updated: November 18, 2012

More Information

Listed as:
Poet
Gives readings?
Yes
Travels for readings?
Yes
Identifies as:
Ukranian American
Prefers to work with:
Any
Fluent in:
Ukrainian

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