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Karina Borowicz

Author's Bio

Karina Borowicz is the author of Proof (2014), winner of the Codhill Poetry Award, and The Bees Are Waiting (2012), winner of the Marick Press Poetry Prize and the First Horizon Award, and named a Must-Read by the Massachusetts Center for the Book. She is a former intern poetry editor at The Paris Review and a graduate of the MFA program at the University of New Hampshire. For more information, visit her online at www.karinaborowicz.com.

Publications and Prizes

Books:
Proof (Codhill Press, 2014), The Bees Are Waiting (Marick Press, 2012)
Journals:
Agni, American Letters & Commentary, American Poetry Journal, Bellevue Literary Review, Cincinnati Review, Columbia Poetry Review, Connecticut Review, Ecotone, Hunger Mountain, Indiana Review, Mid-American Review, New York Quarterly, Nimrod, Poetry Northwest, Rattle, Southern Review, The Literary Review
Prizes:
Proof was chosen by Pauline Uchmanowicz for the Codhill Press Poetry Award. It was also a finalist for the National Poetry Series and the Nightboat Press Poetry Prize, as well as a semi-finalist for the Akron Poetry Prize and the Felix Pollack Prize.

The Bees Are Waiting was chosen by Franz Wright for the Marick Press Poetry Prize, it won the First Horizon Award, and it has been named a Must-Read by the Massachusetts Center for the Book. It was a finalist for the T.S. Eliot Prize, the May Swenson Poetry Award, and the Del Sol Poetry Prize, as well as a semi-finalist for the Hudson Prize and the Crab Orchard Series in Poetry.

Other awards include the Barbara Bradley Award and the Arts and Letters PRIME Poetry Prize.

Karina Borowicz Resume

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Listing last updated: June 21, 2014

More Information

Listed as:
Poet
Gives readings?
Yes
Travels for readings?
Yes
Identifies as:
Polish American
Fluent in:
English, Russian
Born in:
New Bedford, MA
Raised in:
New Bedford, MA

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