Mara Adamitz Scrupe

415 S. 19th Street Apt PHD
Philadelphia, PA 19146
Phone: 
202-288-0172
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Author's Bio

Mara Adamitz Scrupe is a poet and visual artist. Her awards include the National Endowment for the Arts/CEC ArtsLink fellowship, the District of Columbia (Washington, DC) Individual Fellowship, the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Fellowship, and residencies at the MacDowell Colony, Tyrone Guthrie Centre (Ireland), Montalvo Arts Center, the Irish Museum of Modern Art Residency Programme (Dublin), and USF Verftet-AiR/Bergen (Norway).

Publications and Prizes

Books: 
Beast
(National Federation of State Poetry Societies, 2015)
Chapbooks: 
Sky Pilot
(Finishing Line Press, 2012)
Prizes Won: 
Mara Adamitz Scrupe is the author of BEAST, awarded the 2014 Stevens Manuscript Prize (NFSPS Press, 2014), and Sky Pilot (Chapbook, Finishing Line Press, 2012) Her collection Magnalia won the 2017 Eyewear Press Lorgnette Chapbook Prize and is set for release in early 2018. Her poems have appeared in journals and magazines including Bare Fiction, Comstock Review, Off The Coast, Narrative Magazine, Crosswinds Review, Crab Creek Review and Sentinel Quarterly Literary Review. She has won or been shortlisted for prizes and awards including the Ron Pretty Poetry Prize (Australia), BigCi Environmental Writing Fellowship (Australia), Aesthetica Creative Writing Award (UK), University of Canberra Vice-Chancellor’s Poetry Award (Australia), and the National Poetry Society Competition (UK), among many others. Adamitz Scrupe is professor of Fine Arts and Creative Writing at The University of the Arts in Philadelphia.

More Information

Listed as: 
Poet
Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
Polish American
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Minneapolis, MN
Raised in: 
Minneapolis, MN
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Last updated: Nov 18, 2017