Tara Skurtu

Boston, MA

Author's Bio

Tara Skurtu teaches Creative Writing at Boston University, where she received a Robert Pinsky Global Fellowship and an Academy of American Poets Prize. Her recent poems have appeared or are forthcoming in Poetry Review, Memorious, PLUME, DMQ Review, The Common, The Dalhousie Review, the minnesota review, Salamander, B O D Y, Tahoma Literary Review, and The Los Angeles Review.

Publications and Prizes

Viva la Difference: Poetry Inspired by the Painting of Peter Saul
(Small Press Distribution, 2010)
Amethyst Arsenic, Comstock Review, Hanging Loose, Hiram Poetry Review, Los Angeles Review, Poet Lore, Poetry Review, Salamander, Southeast Review
Blue State Coffee, Got Poetry Live
, Boston College
, Boston Conservatory
, Boston Conservatory
, David Nolan Gallery
, Lizard Lounge
, Lizard Lounge
, Massachusetts Poetry Festival, City Hall, Lowell, MA
, Stone Soup
, The Cantab
, Trolley Poet, Massachusetts Poetry Festival
Prizes Won: 
Robert Pinsky Global Fellowship (2013); Boston University Academy of American Poets Prize (2013); Tennessee Williams Poetry Prize Finalist (2012); Academy of American Poets Harold F. Taylor Prize (2010); Marcia Keach Poetry Prize (2010); Academy of American Poets Harold F. Taylor Prize, Honorable Mention (2008)

Reviews, Recordings, and Interviews

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Listed as: 
Poet, Spoken Word Artist
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Born in: 
Key West
Raised in: 
Ft. Pierce, FL
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Last updated: Aug 01, 2014