Chelsea Bunn


Albuquerque, NM

Author's Bio


Publications & Prizes

Best New Poets 2018 (Samovar Press, 2018)
Movin': Teen Poets Take Voice (Orchard Books, 2000)
Forgiveness (Finishing Line Press, 2019)
Prizes won: 

Rita Dove Award in Poetry; New Mexico Writers Grant, The Alpine Fellowship Foundation Writing Prize (Longlisted), Jean Pedrick Chapbook Prize (Honorable Mention), Marica and Jan Vilcek Prize for Poetry (Finalist); Frontier Poetry's Industry Award (Finalist); Red Wheelbarrow Poetry Prize (Finalist); River Styx International Poetry Award (Semifinalist); Eric Hoffer Book Award (Finalist); New Mexico/Arizona Book Award (Finalist); Paris Book Festival (Runner Up); New Women’s Voices Chapbook Competition, Charter Oak Award; Finishing Line Press (Semi-Finalist); Tom Howard Prize in Poetry (Finalist); Lit Fest Emerging Writers Fellowship (Finalist); Margo Award, National Federation of State Poetry Societies (Honorable Mention); Art in Odd Places Thinker in Residence; Georgetown Review Poetry Contest (Finalist); Norma Lubetsky Friedman Scholarship; Academy of American Poets Catalina Páez & Seumas MacManus Prize, 2006, 2005; Teaching Fellowship, M.F.A. Creative Writing Program, Hunter College; Poetry in Motion 10th Anniversary Contest, Poetry Society of America (Finalist).

More Information

Gives readings: 
Travels for readings: 
Prefers to work with: 
Adults, Illness/Wellness, Incarcerated individuals, LGBTQ, Schools, Seniors, Teachers, Teenagers, Veterans, Women
Fluent in: 
Born in: 
New York, NY
New York
Raised in: 
New York
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Last update: Aug 16, 2021