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Meg Cowen

Author's Bio

Meg Cowen is a Connecticut-based poet and writer. She is the 2012-2013 Editor of Noctua Review and teaching fellow at Southern Connecticut State University, where she is completing an MFA in poetry. She has been awarded the Elizabeth Curry Prize. Two chapbook are forthcoming in 2013, "When Surrounded By Fire" (Dancing Girl Press) and "If Tigers Do Not Come," which won the Palettes and Quills chapbook contest in 2012.

Publications and Prizes

Chapbooks:
If Tigers Do Not Come (Palettes and Quills, 2013), When Surrounded By Fire (Dancing Girl Press, 2012)
Journals:
A capella Zoo, Barely South Review, Connecticut River Review, Harpur Palate, Louisiana Literature, New Haven Review, Off the Coast, Permafrost, rufous city review, Stone Highway Review, Tar River Poetry, The Los Angeles Review, The Medulla Review, The Pedestal Magazine, The Pinch, THRUSH Poetry Journal, Tidal Basin Review, Weave
Prizes:
Elizabeth Curry Prize for Poetry; Palettes and Quills Third Biennial Chapbook Award

Personal Favorites

Favorite Authors:
William Faulkner, Kurt Vonnegut, Federico Garcia Lorca, Anne Sexton, Kimberly Johnson, Amy Gerstler, Frank Bidart, Naomi Shihab Nye, Mark Doty, Seamus Heaney, Michael Chabon, Jennifer Egan, Lorie Moore, Allen Ginsberg, Claire Keegan, Jane Austen

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Listing last updated: April 25, 2013

More Information

Listed as:
Poet
Gives readings?
Yes
Travels for readings?
Yes
Prefers to work with:
Any
Fluent in:
English
Born in:
New Haven, CT
Raised in:
CT

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