Michele Karas

Author's Bio

Michele Karas is a poet and writer from New York, by way of San Diego. Her poems and essays have been published in Narrative Magazine, Tinderbox Poetry Journal, THRUSH, and Alaska Quarterly Review, among other publications. She holds an MFA in Creative Writing from The City College of New York. Connect with her at MicheleKaras.com.

Publications and Prizes

Alaska Quarterly Review, Clockhouse, Pea River Journal, Slice, THRUSH Poetry Journal, Tinderbox Poetry Journal
Prizes Won: 
The Jerome Lowell Dejur Award in Creative Writing, CCNY (2016); Scotti Merrill Memorial Award, Finalist, selected by Billy Collins (2016); Two-time SLICE “Bridging the Gap” Nonfiction Award (2015 and 2014); The Stark Poetry Award, CCNY (2014) 

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Caucasian, Czech American, Feminist
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Chicago, IL
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San Diego, CA
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Last updated: Aug 02, 2018