Felicia Zamora

Poet

Phoenix, AZ

Author's Bio

Felicia Zamora is the author of the poetry books: Body of Render, winner of the 2018 Benjamin Saltman Award from Red Hen Press (2020), Quotient (Tinderbox Editions 2021), Instrument of Gaps (Slope Editions 2018), & in Open, Marvel (Parlor Press 2018), and Of Form & Gather, winner of the 2016 Andrés Montoya Poetry Prize (University of Notre Dame Press 2017). She is a 2019 CantoMundo Fellow, won the 2015 Tomaž Šalamun Prize from Verse, and was the 2017 Poet Laureate for Fort Collins, CO. Her published works may be found or forthcoming in Academy of American Poets (Poem-A-Day), Alaska Quarterly Review, Crazyhorse, Indiana Review, Lana Turner, North American Review, Poetry Daily, Prairie Schooner, The Cincinnati Review, The Georgia Review, The Missouri Review (Poem of the Week), The Nation, Verse Daily, West Branch, and others. She received her MFA from Colorado State University where she teaches creative writing courses online, is the Associate Poetry Editor for the Colorado Review, and is the Education Programs Manager for the Virginia G. Piper Center for Creative Writing at Arizona State University. She lives in Arizona with her partner Chris and their two dogs. 

Publications & Prizes

Books:
Quotient (Tinderbox Editions, 2021)
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Body of Render (Red Hen Press, 2020)
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Instrument of Gaps (Slope Editions, 2018)
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& in Open, Marvel (Parlor Press, 2017)
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Of Form & Gather (University of Notre Dame Press, 2017)
Chapbook:
Imbibe {et alia} here (Dancing Girl Press, Chicago, 2016)
Journals:
Acapella Zoo
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American Literary Review
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Columbia Poetry Review
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Denver Quarterly
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Ellipsis
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Hotel Amerika
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Juked
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Notre Dame Review
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OmniVerse
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Potomac Review
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Puerto del Sol
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Verse
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Weave Magazine
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Zaum
Prizes won: 

2018 Benjamin Saltman Award from Red Hen Press; 2016 Andrés Montoya Poetry Prize from Letras Latinas and University of Notre Dame Press; 2015 Tomaž Šalamun Prize from Verse

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
Latino/Latina/Latinx
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Last update: May 24, 2019