Christine Poreba


Tallahassee, FL 32303

Author's Bio

Christine Poreba was born and raised in New York City. She holds an MFA in Poetry from the University of Florida as well as an MSE from Bank Street College of Education. Her poems have appeared in various journals. Recent poems for children appear in an anthology entitled Let in the Stars from Manchester Metropolitan University Press in the U.K. She has received residencies from the Ragdale Foundation, Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, and the Hambidge Center for the Creative Arts. She currently lives in Tallahassee, FL, where she teaches English as a Second Language to adults, writes, and lives with her husband, photographer John Mann, and their young son, Lewis. Her first book, Rough Knowledge, will be published by Anhinga Press in November, 2015.

Publications & Prizes

Connections: New York City Bridges in Poetry (P & Q Press, 2012)
Rough Knowledge (Anhinga Press, 2015)
Atlanta Review
Birmingham Poetry Review
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Poetry Southeast
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The Potomac Review
Prizes won: 

Florida Individual Artist's Fellowship, 2015
Philip Levine Prize, 2015
Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Prize, 2011

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Last update: Dec 24, 2015