Carrie Addington


Arlington, VA
Virginia US

Author's Bio

Carrie Addington's poems have appeared in Poet Lore, American Literary Review, The Collagist, Mount Hope Magazine, Gargoyle, Waxwing, Tinderbox, and others. She is the recipient of the Virginia Downs Poetry Award, the American Literary Review Poetry Award, and a Pushcart nominee. She received a Master of Fine Arts, Poetry degree from George Mason University. She currently resides in Northern Virginia where she works as a Business Consultant in the beauty industry and is an Associate Professor of English at Northern Virginia Community College. Additionally, she serves on the board of the American Poetry Museum in Washington DC.

Publications & Prizes

American Literary Review
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Rogue Agent
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Tinderbox Poetry Journal
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American Literary Review Poetry Award Virginia Downs Poetry Award Pushcart Nominee

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What I'm reading now: 
The Feast of Love by Charles Baxter, The Collected Poems by Mark Strand, Blowout by Denise Duhamel

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Muncie, IN
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Muncie, IN
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Last update: May 28, 2019