Karen George

Poet

Florence, KY
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Author's Bio

Karen George is author of five chapbooks, and three poetry collections from Dos Madres Press: Swim Your Way Back (2014) and A Map and One Year (2018), and Where Wind Tastes Like Pears (2021). She received grants from Kentucky Foundation for Women and Kentucky Arts Council, earned a BS in Computer Science, an MFA from Spalding University, and worked as a computer programmer/analyst. Her poetry has appeared in Valparaiso Poetry Review, South Dakota Review, Naugatuck River Review, I-70 Review, Verse Daily, and Poet Lore. She reviews poetry at Poetry Matters blog.

 

Publications & Prizes

Anthologies:
Pandemic Evolution (Sheila-Na-Gig Editions, 2021)
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Riparian (Dos Madres Press, 2018)
Books:
Where Wind Tastes Like Pears (Dos Madres Press, 2021)
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A Map and One Year (Dos Madres Press, 2018)
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Swim Your Way Back (Dos Madres Press, 2014)
Chapbooks:
Frame and Mount the Sky (collaborative) (Finishing Line Press, 2017)
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The Fire Circle (Blue Lyra Press, 2016)
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The Seed of Me (Finishing Line Press, 2015)
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Inner Passage (Red Bird Chapbooks, 2014)
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Into the Heartland (Finishing Line Press, 2011)
Journals:
America
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Blue Heron Review
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Heron Tree
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Juniper - A Poetry Journal
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Lime Hawk
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MacQueen’s Quinterly
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Mezzo Cammin
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Panoply
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Rogue Agent
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Sliver of Stone
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Still
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TAB: The Journal of Poetry & Poetics
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The Indianapolis Review
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Verse Daily
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Verse-Virtual
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Writing in a Woman's Voice
Prizes won: 
  • Artist Enrichment Grant from the Kentucky Foundation for Women
  • Individual Artist Professional Development Grant from the Kentucky Arts Council

 

 

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
American
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
KY
Kentucky
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Last update: Feb 22, 2022