Christina Cook

Poet

State College, PA
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Author's Bio

Christina Cook is the author of A Strange Insomnia (Aldrich Press, 2016), Ricochet (Casa de Cinco Hermanas Press, 2016), and Lake Effect (Finishing Line Press), which won the 2012 Jean Pedrick Chapbook Prize. Her poems, translations, essays, and book reviews have appeared in numerous journals, including Prairie Schooner, New Ohio Review, Crab Orchard Review, and Hayden’s Ferry Review. She is an Assistant Teaching Professor of Writing and Rhetoric at The Pennsylvania State University.

Publications & Prizes

Book:
A Strange Insomnia (Aldrich Press, 2016)
Chapbooks:
Richochet (Casa de Cinco Hermanas Press, 2018)
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Lake Effect (Finishing Line Press, 2012)
Journals:
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Barn Owl Review
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Blood Orange Review
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Buckle &
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Cerise Press
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Cider Press Review
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Conte
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Crab Orchard Review
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Dos Passos Review
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Fringe Magazine
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Front Porch Journal
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Interpoezia
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Lunarosity
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Presence
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qarrtsiluni
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Sojourn
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Sugar Mule
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Survivor's Review
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Toad The Journal
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Unbound Press
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Prizes won: 

Christina's chapbook, Lake Effect, (Finishing Line Press, 2012) received the Jean Pedrick Chapbook Prize from the New England Poetry Club. Two of her poems were nominated for inclusion in the 2011 Best New Poets anthology. She was also a finalist in the 2010 SLS/Fence Magazine Poetry Contest, Black Warrior Review's 2009 Poetry Prize, and the Willis Barnstone Translation Prize.

Personal Favorites

What I'm reading now: 
Jung the Mystic: The Esoteric Dimensions of Carl Jung's Life and Teachings by Gary Lachman

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Born in: 
Hartford
Raised in: 
Old Lyme, CT
Connecticut
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Last update: Jul 09, 2019