Felicia Zamora

Poet

Cincinnati , OH

Author's Bio

Felicia Zamora is the author of five books of poetry including, Quotient forthcoming from Tinderbox Editions in 2021, Body of Render, winner of the 2018 Benjamin Saltman Award from Red Hen Press (2020), 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). She's received fellowships and residencies from CantoMundo, Ragdale Foundation, PLAYA, Moth Magazine, and Noepe Center at Martha’s Vineyard, authored two chapbooks, won the 2019 Wabash Prize for Poetry and the 2015 Tomaž Šalamun Prize, and was the 2017 Poet Laureate of Fort Collins, CO. Her poems are found or forthcoming in Alaska Quarterly Review, Academy of American Poets Poem-A-Day, American Poetry Review, Boston Review online, Georgia Review, Missouri Review Poem-of-the-Week, Orion, Poetry Daily, Prairie Schooner, The Nation, and others. She is an assistant professor of English at the University of Cincinnati where she teaches poetry and creative writing and is the associate poetry editor for the Colorado Review.

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: 

2019 Wabash Prize in Poetry from Sycamore Review; 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: Aug 04, 2020