Christina Woś Donnelly

Buffalo, NY

Author's Bio

Christina Woś Donnelly co-founded and co-edited the ejournal, _Not Just Air_, for Sundress Publications. She is the author of two chapbooks, _Venus Afflicted_ and _The Largely Unexpurgated History of Scheherazade_ (Moon in Blue Water Productions), and has been widely featured at Buffalo, Baltimore and Washington metro-area poetry venues including the Library of Congress. Christina performed her dramatic narrative poem, "Scheherazade," at the 2008 Buffalo Infringement Festival, twice guest-edited _Stirring_, and served as Poetry Judge for the 2009 Abilene Writer’s Guild Annual Contest.

Publications and Prizes

Anthologies: 
Cat Breath: A Rogue Scholars Two-Headed Kitty Anthology
(Rogue Scholars Press, 2005)
, Common Roots Common Ground: Poetry of Cultural Diversity
(Salt Winds Press, 2003)
, Nickel City Nights: Erotic Writing in Western New York
(The Writer's Den, 2008)
, Off the Cuffs: Poetry by and About the Police
(Soft Skull Press, 2003)
, Silver Boomers: a collection of poetry and prose by and about baby boomers
(Silver Boomer Books, 2008)
, Susan B. & Me: An International Collection...Dedicated to the Spirit of Women's Rights Champion, Susan B. Anthony
(Big Kids Publishing, 2006)
, The Shadow's Imprint: Poetic Reflections on Death
(Blarney Stone Books (St. Catherine's, Ontario, Canada), 2002)
, Voices from the Herd: An Anthology for Buffalo, NY
(Doubt It Publishing, 2010)
Journals: 
Artvoice, Binnacle, BlazeVOX, Buffalo News, Earth's Daughters, Lilliput Review, Moondance, Nimrod, Persimmon Tree, Poetz, Rogue Scholars, Slipstream, Stirring Literary Journal, The 2River View, Tipton Poetry Journal
Prizes Won: 
Persimmon Tree Northeastern States Poetry Contest, Winner;The Binnacle's Tenth Annual Ultra-Short Competition, 2013, Prize for Best Cadence; The Binnacle's Annual Ultra-Short Competitions, 2015, 2014, 2012, 2011, Honorable Mention; Goodreads Newsletter Contest, March 2014, December 2013, November, April & May 2012, Finalist; Goodreads Newsletter Contest, February 2016, November 2015, October 2015, September 2012, Honorable Mention; Artists Embassy International’s Dancing Poetry Contest, 2011, Third Prize; 2008 Pablo Neruda Poetry Prize (Nimrod Literary Contests), Semi-finalist; NYFA Strategic Opportunity Stipend, 2008; BlazeVox Buffalo Focus Poet, Fall 2007; Artvoice Artist of the Week, 7/25/02.

Personal Favorites

What I'm Reading Now: 
<i>The Angry Wife</i> by Pearl S. Buck
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<i>Bad Feminist</i> by Roxane Gay

More Information

Listed as: 
Poet
Gives readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
Feminist
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
England
Raised in: 
NY
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Last updated: Feb 16, 2016