Elizabeth Switaj

Fiction Writer, Poet

Author's Bio

Elizabeth Kate Switaj holds a BA in Interdisciplinary Studies from the Evergreen State College and an MFA in Poetics & Creative Writing from New College of California. She is currently a doctoral candidate in the School of English at Queen's University Belfast.

She is also the Assistant Managing Editor of Irish Pages: A Journal of Contemporary Writing and a Contributing Editor to Poets' Quarterly.

She has lived and taught English in both China and Japan.

Publications & Prizes

Fiction

Anthology:
Ruins: Extraterrestrial (Hadley Rille Books, 2007)
Journals:
BLIP
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Cliterature
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Colored Chalk
,
Kenyon Review Online
,
Platte Valley Review
,
The Lorelei Signal

Poetry

Anthologies:
In Our Own Words: A Generation Defining Itself, Vol. 7 (MW Enterprises, 2007)
,
The Meridian Anthology of Contemporary Poetry (Meridian Anthology of Contemporary Poetry, 2007)
Book:
Magdalene & the Mermaids (Paper Kite Press, 2009)
Chapbook:
The Broken Sanctuary: Nature Poems (Ypolita Press, 2007)
Journals:
Ante
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AntiMuse
, ,
Aquila Review
,
Ascent Aspirations
,
Big Bridge
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Black Market Review
,
Blue Fifth Review
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California Quarterly
,
Cella's Round Trip
, , ,
Convergence
, ,
Counterexample Poetics
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Crannog
, , , , ,
Existere
,
Exquisite Corpse
, ,
Galatea Resurrects (A Poetry Engagement)
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Gloom Cupboard
,
GutCult
, , ,
Hazmat Review
,
Hinge
,
Horse Less Review
,
listenlight
, ,
Marginalia
,
Offcourse Literary Journal
,
Ophelia Street
,
Origami Condom
,
Otoliths
,
Ottawa Arts Review
,
Perigee
,
philament
, ,
Poets for Living Waters
,
Qarrtsiluni
,
Sous Rature
,
Sparkbright
,
Spot Lit(erary) Mag(azine)
,
The Argotist Online
,
The Blind Man's Rainbow
,
The Other Voices International Project
,
The Smoking Poet
,
The Stray Branch
,
The Subway Chronicles
,
tinfoildresses
,
Unlikely 2.0
,
Venereal Kittens
, ,
wheelhouse magazine
, ,
Winamop
,
Wire Sandwich
,
YB

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Seattle
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Last update: May 30, 2012