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Jennifer Karmin

Author's Bio

Jennifer Karmin has published, performed, exhibited, taught, and experimented with language across the U.S., Cuba, Japan, Kenya, and Europe. Her multidisciplinary projects have been presented at festivals, artist-run spaces, and on city streets. Venues for these pieces include: the Poetry Project, the Walker Art Center, Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibits, and Woodland Pattern Book Center. She teaches creative writing to immigrants at Truman College and has been a Visiting Writer at Naropa University, Oberlin College, California Institute of the Arts, plus a myriad of sites. Since 2005, she has curated the Red Rover Series in Chicago, IL.

Publications and Prizes

Aaaaaaaaaaalice (Flim Forum Press, 2010)
4000 Words 4000 Dead + Revolutionary Optimism: An American Elegy (Sona Press, 2012), Evacuated: Disembodying Katrina (Dusie Press, 2009)
I'll Drown My Book: Conceptual Writing by Women (Les Figues Press, 2012), The &NOW Awards 2: The Best Innovative Writing (&NOW Books -- Lake Forest College Press, 2012), Emergency Index (Ugly Duckling Presse, 2011), Not a Muse (Haven Books, 2009), A Sing Economy (Flim Forum Press, 2008), Come Together: Imagine Peace (Bottom Dog Press, 2008), The City Visible: Chicago Poetry for the New Century (Cracked Slab Books, 2007), Growing Up Girl: An Anthology of Voices from Marginalized Spaces (GirlChild Press, 2006)
Bird Dog, Brooklyn Rail, Cannot Exist, Columbia Poetry Review, Court Green, Delirious Hem, Drunken Boat, Esque, Everyday Genius, Fact-Simile, How 2, Lungfull!, Matter, Milk, MoonLit, Otoliths, Out Of Nothing, Plath Profiles, Requited, Seven Corners, Specs, Summer Stock, We Are So Happy To Know Something, Western Humanities Review, Womb
Past grants and residencies were funded by the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs, the Djerassi Resident Artists Program, the Illinois Arts Council, the Joseph Kellman Family Foundation, the Poetry Center of Chicago, Rochester Community Savings Bank, Summer Literary Seminars, and the Synapses Foundation.

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