Alyse Knorr

Poet

Denver, CO

Author's Bio

Alyse Knorr is the author of Mega-City Redux (Green Mountains Review 2017), Super Mario Bros. 3 (Boss Fight Books 2016), Copper Mother (Switchback Books 2016), and Annotated Glass (Furniture Press Books 2013). She also authored the chapbooks Epithalamia (Horse Less Press 2015) and Alternates (dancing girl press 2014). Her work has appeared in Denver Quarterly, Columbia Poetry Review, The Greensboro Review, storySouth, ZYZZYVA, Caketrain, and The Southern Poetry Anthology: Georgia, among others. She received her MFA from George Mason University. Alyse is a co-founding editor of Gazing Grain Press and teaches English at Regis University.

Publications & Prizes

Anthologies:
BARED: Contemporary Poetry and Art on Bras and Breasts (Les Figues Press, 2016)
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Building Fires in the Snow: An Anthology of Alaskan LGBTQ Short Fiction and Poetry (University of Alaska Press, 2016)
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Writers of the Portuguese Diaspora in the United States and Canada: An Anthology (Boavista Press, 2015)
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The Southern Poetry Anthology Volume V: Georgia (Texas Review Press, 2012)
Books:
Mega-City Redux (Green Mountains Review Books, 2017)
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Copper Mother (Switchback Books, 2016)
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Super Mario Bros. 3 (Boss Fight Books, 2016)
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Annotated Glass (Furniture Press Books, 2013)
Chapbooks:
Epithalamia (Horse Less Press, 2015)
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Alternates (Dancing Girl Press, 2013)
Journals: ,
Adrienne
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Alice Blue Review
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Birdfeast
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Blood Lotus
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Bloom
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BOAAT Journal
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Bone Bouquet
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Boog City
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Burntdistrict
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Caketrain
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Construction
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Counterexample Poetics
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Crate
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Dark Sky Magazine
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Denver Quarterly
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Drunken Boat
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Elimae
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Finery
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Front Porch
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H_NGM_N
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Juked
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Loose Change
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Minnesota Review
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NightBlock
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OCHO
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OVS Magazine
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Parcel
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Puerto del Sol
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Revolution House
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ROAR Magazine
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Rougarou
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Sentence
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Souvenir
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Stone Highway Review
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Sugar Mule
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Sunsets and Silencers
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Sweet: A Literary Confection
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Tapestry
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The Fiddleback
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The Nassau Review
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Used Furniture Review
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Weave Magazine
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Wicked Alice
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Prizes won: 
  • Green Mountains Review Poetry Book Prize for Mega-City Redux (2016). 
  • NEH Seminar participant, "Elizabeth and the Literary Archive” (2017). 
  • Artist residencies at Millay Colony (2014), Vermont Studio Center (2012), New York Mills Arts Retreat (2014), and Big Cypress National Park. 
  • Distinguished Alumni Award, George Mason University College of Humanities and Social Sciences (2016). 
  • Alaska Literary Award, Alaska Arts & Culture Foundation (2015). 
  • “Best of the Net” nomination (2015). 
  • Pushcart Prize nomination from Front Porch (2014). 
  • Alaska State Council on the Arts Career Opportunity Grant (2014). 
  • Velvet Park Top 25 Queer Women of 2014. 
  • Finalist, Center for Book Arts Chapbook Contest (2012). 
  • Finalist, Booth Poetry Contest (2012). 
  • First runner-up, Concrete Wolf Chapbook Series (2011).  
  • Honorable Mention, Bethesda Literary Festival Poetry Contest (2011). 
  • Finalist, Lumina Poetry Contest (2011). 

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
Feminist, LGBTQ
Prefers to work with: 
Adults, Children, LGBTQ, Illness/Wellness, Naturalists/Environmentalists, Disability, Seniors, Teachers, Teenagers, Veterans
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Providence, RI
Raised in: 
GA
Georgia
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Last update: Aug 02, 2018