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Christine Poreba

Author's Bio

Christine Poreba was born and raised in New York City. She holds an MFA in Poetry from the University of Florida as well as an MSE from Bank Street College of Education. Her poems have appeared in various journals. Recent poems for children appear in an anthology entitled Let in the Stars from Manchester Metropolitan University Press in the U.K. She has received residencies from the Ragdale Foundation, Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, and the Hambidge Center for the Creative Arts. She currently lives in Tallahassee, FL, where she teaches English as a Second Language to adults, writes, and lives with her husband, photographer John Mann, and their young son, Lewis. Her first book, Rough Knowledge, will be published by Anhinga Press in November, 2015.

Publications and Prizes

Books:
Rough Knowledge (Anhinga Press, 2015)
Anthologies:
Connections: New York City Bridges in Poetry (P & Q Press, 2012)
Journals:
Atlanta Review, Birmingham Poetry Review, Ellipsis, Natural Bridge, Poet Lore, Poetry Southeast, Rattle, Subtropics, The Pinch, The Potomac Review, The Southern Review, The Sow's Ear Poetry Review
Prizes:
Florida Individual Artist's Fellowship, 2015 Philip Levine Prize, 2015 Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Prize, 2011

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Listing last updated: July 30, 2015

More Information

Listed as:
Poet
Gives readings?
Yes
Travels for readings?
Yes
Identifies as:
Caucasian
Prefers to work with:
Any
Fluent in:
English
Born in:
New York City, NY
Raised in:
New York City, NY

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