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Tara Skurtu

Author's Bio

Tara Skurtu teaches Creative Writing at Boston University, where she received a Robert Pinsky Global Fellowship and an Academy of American Poets Prize. Her recent poems have appeared or are forthcoming in Poetry Review, Memorious, PLUME, DMQ Review, The Common, The Dalhousie Review, the minnesota review, Salamander, B O D Y, Tahoma Literary Review, and The Los Angeles Review.

Publications and Prizes

Anthologies:
Viva la Difference: Poetry Inspired by the Painting of Peter Saul (Small Press Distribution, 2010)
Journals:
Amethyst Arsenic, Comstock Review, Hanging Loose, Hiram Poetry Review, Los Angeles Review, Poet Lore, Poetry Review, Salamander, Southeast Review
Performances:
Blue State Coffee, Got Poetry Live (2011), David Nolan Gallery (2011), The Cantab (2011), Trolley Poet, Massachusetts Poetry Festival (2011), Boston College (2010), Boston Conservatory (2010), Lizard Lounge (2010), Boston Conservatory (2009), Massachusetts Poetry Festival, City Hall, Lowell, MA (2009), Stone Soup (2009), Lizard Lounge (2008)
Prizes:
Robert Pinsky Global Fellowship (2013); Boston University Academy of American Poets Prize (2013); Tennessee Williams Poetry Prize Finalist (2012); Academy of American Poets Harold F. Taylor Prize (2010); Marcia Keach Poetry Prize (2010); Academy of American Poets Harold F. Taylor Prize, Honorable Mention (2008)

Tara Skurtu Resume

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Listing last updated: August 1, 2014

More Information

Listed as:
Poet, Spoken Word Artist
Gives readings?
Yes
Travels for readings?
Yes
Prefers to work with:
Any
Fluent in:
English
Born in:
Key West, FL
Raised in:
Ft. Pierce, FL

Reviews, Recordings, and Interviews

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