M.K. Foster

Birmingham, AL

Author's Bio

M.K. Foster is a poet and Renaissance literature scholar from Birmingham, Alabama. Her poetry has appeared or is forthcoming in The Columbia Review; Boston Review; Crazyhorse; Gulf Coast; Rattle; The Adroit Journal; The Offing; JuxtaProse; Fourteen Hills; Sixth Finch; B O D Y; The Account; Word Riot; H.O.W. Journal; Ninth Letter; Read America(s), a poetry anthology from Locked Horn Press; and elsewhere. Foster holds a B.A. from Birmingham-Southern College and an M.F.A. from the University of Maryland and currently pursues a Ph.D. in the Hudson Strode Program in Renaissance Studies at the University of Alabama, where her interests include wonder, ecocriticism, horror, and the body.

Publications and Prizes

Gulf Coast, H.O.W. Journal, Ninth Letter, Baltimore Review , The Journal, Word Riot
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Her poetry has been recognized with a Gulf Coast Poetry Prize (selected by Stanley Plumly), an Academy of American Poets Prize (selected by Sally Keith), two Pushcart Prize nominations (2015), a Best of the Net nomination (2016), and most recently, inclusion in Best New Poets 2017 (selected by Natalie Diaz).  

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Birmingham, AL
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Last updated: Apr 29, 2018