Alyse Knorr

Denver, CO

Author's Bio

Alyse Knorr is the author of Mega-City Redux (Green Mountains Review 2017), Super Mario Bros. 3 (Boss Fight Books 2016), Copper Mother (Switchback Books 2016), and Annotated Glass (Furniture Press Books 2013). She also authored the chapbooks Epithalamia (Horse Less Press 2015) and Alternates (dancing girl press 2014). Her work has appeared in Denver Quarterly, Columbia Poetry Review, The Greensboro Review, storySouth, ZYZZYVA, Caketrain, and The Southern Poetry Anthology: Georgia, among others. She received her MFA from George Mason University. Alyse is a co-founding editor of Gazing Grain Press and teaches English at Regis University.

Publications and Prizes

Annotated Glass
(Furniture Press, 2013)
, Copper Mother
(Switchback Books, 2016)
, Mega-City Redux
(Green Mountains Review Books, 2017)
, Super Mario Bros. 3
(Boss Fight Books, 2016)
BARED: Contemporary Poetry and Art on Bras and Breasts
(Les Figues Press, 2016)
, Building Fires in the Snow: An Anthology of Alaskan LGBTQ Short Fiction and Poetry
(University of Alaska Press, 2016)
, The Southern Poetry Anthology Volume V: Georgia
(Texas Review Press, 2012)
, Writers of the Portuguese Diaspora in the United States and Canada: An Anthology
(Boavista Press, 2015)
Adanna, Adrienne, Alaska Quarterly Review, Alice Blue Review, Avatar Review, Birdfeast, Blood Lotus, Bloom, BOAAT Journal, Bone Bouquet, Boog City, Burntdistrict, Caketrain, Cold Mountain Review, Conclave: A Journal of Character, Construction, Counterexample Poetics, Crate, Cream City Review, Dark Sky Magazine, Denver Quarterly, Diagram, diode, Drunken Boat, Elimae, Finery, Flycatcher, Front Porch, Gargoyle Magazine, Gertrude, Gigantic Sequins, Greensboro Review, Hayden's Ferry Review, H_NGM_N, Jet Fuel Review, Juked, Kestrel, Lavender Review, LEVELER Poetry Journal, Loose Change, Lumina, Minnesota Review, Moria, New Delta Review, NightBlock, Nimrod, OCHO, OVS Magazine, Painted Bride Quarterly, Paper Darts, Parcel, Portland Review, Puerto del Sol, Redactions, Requited, Revolution House, RHINO, ROAR Magazine, Rock & Sling, Rougarou, Salamander, Sentence, Souvenir, Stone Highway Review, storySouth, Sugar Mule, Sunsets and Silencers, Sweet: A Literary Confection, Tapestry, The Fiddleback, The Journal, The Nassau Review, The Stillwater Review, Used Furniture Review, Weave Magazine, Whiskey Island, Wicked Alice, Zyzzyva
(Dancing Girl Press, 2013)
, Epithalamia
(Horse Less Press, 2015)
Prizes Won: 
Green Mountains Review Poetry Book Prize for Mega-City Redux (2016). NEH Seminar participant, "Elizabeth and the Literary Archive” (2017). Artist residencies at Millay Colony (2014), Vermont Studio Center (2012), New York Mills Arts Retreat (2014), and Big Cypress National Park. Distinguished Alumni Award, George Mason University College of Humanities and Social Sciences (2016). Alaska Literary Award, Alaska Arts & Culture Foundation (2015). “Best of the Net” nomination (2015). Pushcart Prize nomination from Front Porch (2014). Alaska State Council on the Arts Career Opportunity Grant (2014). Velvet Park Top 25 Queer Women of 2014. Finalist, Center for Book Arts Chapbook Contest (2012). Finalist, Booth Poetry Contest (2012). First runner-up, Concrete Wolf Chapbook Series (2011).  Honorable Mention, Bethesda Literary Festival Poetry Contest (2011). Finalist, Lumina Poetry Contest (2011). 

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Feminist, G/L/B/T
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Adults, Children, Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual/Transgender, Hospital patients, Naturalists/Environmentalists, People with Disabilities, Seniors, Teachers, Teenagers, Veterans
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Providence, RI
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Last updated: Jun 11, 2017