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Rosebud Ben-Oni

Author's Bio

Born to a Mexican mother and Jewish father, Rosebud Ben-Oni is a CantoMundo Fellow and the author of SOLECISM (Virtual Artists Collective, 2013). Her work appears in The American Poetry Review, Arts & Letters, Bayou, Puerto del Sol, among others. In Fall 2014, she will be a visiting writer at the University of Texas at Brownsville’s Writers Live Series. Rosebud is an Editorial Advisor for VIDA: Women in Literary Arts (vidaweb.org). Find out more about her at 7TrainLove.org

Publications and Prizes

Books:
SOLECISM (Virtual Artists Collective, 2013)
Anthologies:
Men Undressed: Women Writers and the Male Sexual Experience (Dzanc Books, 2011), Wreckage of Reason: An Anthology of Contemporary XXperimental Prose by Women Writers (Spuyten Duyvil , 2008), Maggid: A Journal of Jewish Literature (Toby Press, 2006)
Journals:
Arts & Letters, B O D Y, Borderlands: Texas Poetry Review, Camera Obscura Journal, Cha: An Asian Literary Journal, Confrontation, CURA: A Literary Magazine of Art and Action, Existere, Fugue, Poecology, Puerto del Sol, Review Americana, Slice Magazine, Structo, The American Poetry Review, The Rialto, Tidal Basin Review
Prizes:
Honors include the Editor's Prize for her short story “A Way out of the Colonia” in the Winter 2010 issue of Camera Obscura: A Journal of Contemporary Literature and Photography. She has been twice nominated for a Pushcart Prize. She has been a Rackham Merit Fellow at University of Michigan; a Leopold Schepp Scholar and a Rudin Scholar at New York University. She has received a Horace Goldsmith Scholarship at Hebrew University, and research grants from American Jewish League for Israel, Zionist Organization of America and the Center for Judaic Studies at the University of Michigan. She also won both Seth Barkas Prize for Best Short Story and the Thomas Wolfe/Phi Beta Kappa Prize for Best Collection Poetry, at New York University.

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Listing last updated: May 29, 2014

More Information

Listed as:
Fiction Writer, Poet
Gives readings?
Yes
Travels for readings?
Yes
Identifies as:
Mixed Race

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