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Kelli Russell Agodon

Author's Bio

Kelli Russell Agodon is the winner of the 2009 White Pine Press Poetry Prize judged by Carl Dennis. Her manuscript, Letters from the Emily Dickinson Room, will be published by White Pine Press in the fall of 2010. <br> <br> Kelli was born and raised in Seattle and educated at the University of Washington and Pacific Lutheran University's Rainier Writing Workshop where she received her MFA in creative writing. <br><br> Her work has appeared in magazines and journals such as the Atlantic Monthly, Prairie Schooner, Poetry Northwest, Notre Dame Review, North American Review, Poetry Northwest, Image, 5 a.m, Meridian, Bellevue Literary Journal, Crab Orchard Review, and others. <br><br> She is also the author of Small Knots (2004) and Geography, winner of the 2003 Floating Bridge Press Chapbook Award. Currently, Kelli lives in the Northwest with her family. <br><br> She is the co-editor of the literary journal, Crab Creek Review (www.crabcreekreview.org) <br><br>

Publications and Prizes

Books:
Letters from the Emily Dickinson Room (White Pine Press, 2010), Small Knots (Cherry Grove, 2004)
Chapbooks:
Geography (Floating Bridge Press, 2003)
Prizes:
White Pine Press Book Prize
James Hearst Poetry Prize
William Stafford Award
Washington State Artist Trust GAP Grant
Puffin Foundation Award
Atlantic Monthly Grad Student Writing Prize
Dorothy Rosenberg Prize for Poets Under 40

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Listing last updated: March 31, 2010

More Information

Listed as:
Poet
Gives readings?
Yes
Travels for readings?
Yes
Born in:
Seattle, WA

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