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Pia Taavila-Borsheim, Ph.D.

Pia Taavila-Borsheim, Ph.D.

Author's Bio

Moon on the Meadow: Collected Poems (Washington, DC: Gallaudet UP) 2008 Two Winters (Georgetown, KY: Finishing Line P) 2011 Notes to David (Manuscript currently circulating)

Publications and Prizes

Books:
Moon on the Meadow (Moon on the Meadow, 2008)
Chapbooks:
Two Winters (Finishing Line Press, 2011)
Anthologies:
Covenant of Generations (WRJ (Women of Reform Judaism), 2013), The Bloomsbury Anthology of Contemporary Jewish American Poetry (Bloomsbury USA, 2013), Deaf Lit Extravaganza (Handtype Press, 2012), Hindman Poetry Reading (Wind Publishing, 2003)
Journals:
32 Poems, Appalachian Heritage, Asheville Poetry Review, Birmingham Poetry Review, Blue Lyra Review, College English, Comstock Review, Copperfield Review, Glint Literary Journal, Ibbetson Street, Journal of Kentucky Studies, Kindred, Linden Avenue Literary Journal, Measure, Moving Out, Narrative Northeast, Paper Nautilus, Pegasus Magazine, Pennsylvania Literary Journal, Poet's Ink, Qarrtsiluni, Soundings, Southern Review, Southern Women's Review, SouthLit, Story South, The Bear River Review, The Broadkill Review, The Potomac Review, The Tactile Mind, The Vocabula Review, Threepenny Review, Virginia Writing, Wordgathering, Xanadu, Yes, Poetry
Prizes:
Honorable Mention in: Jim Wayne Miller Poetry Prize The Comstock Review Poetry Prize Finalist in: The Denny C. Plattner Prize Black Lawrence Chapbook Competition Artist's Award from The Vermont Studio Center, March Residency, 2008 Gallaudet University Faculty Awards

Pia Taavila-Borsheim, Ph.D. Resume

Personal Favorites

What I'm Reading Now:
Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Seam by Tarfia Faizullah, Flies by Michael Dickman, Hum by Jamaal May, Gaudy Night by Dorothy Sayers
Favorite Books:
Too many to list.
Favorite Authors:
Dickens, Lee Smith, Silas House, Jim Tomlinson, Cathy Smith-Bowers, Kathryn Byer, Jill McCorkle, Jane Austen, Jeffrey Eugenides, Grace Paley, Alan Shapiro, Claudia Emerson, Robert Hass, Mark Strand, Michael McFee, Michael Chitwood, Randall Kenan, David Sedaris, Adichie, Faizullah, May.

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Listing last updated: July 15, 2014

More Information

Listed as:
Poet
Gives readings?
Yes
Travels for readings?
Yes
Identifies as:
Caucasian
Prefers to work with:
Any
Fluent in:
English
Raised in:
Walled Lake, MI

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