Karen Locascio

Poet

Dorchester, MA

Author's Bio

Karen Locascio was born and raised in New Jersey. She received her MFA from UMass Boston. Her work has appeared in Spry Literary Journal, Cider Press Review, Window Cat Press, and other fine places, and has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize. Karen's debut collection, May All My Wounds Be Mortal won the inaugural Ron Schreiber Memorial Award and was published by Hanging Loose Press in 2017. When not poeting, Karen is either working as an enrollment specialist for the state's HIV Drug Assistance Program or is sipping a little Jack Daniel's. She lives in Dorchester.  

Publications & Prizes

Book:
May All My Wounds Be Mortal (Hanging Loose Press, 2017)
Prizes won: 

Ron Schreiber Memorial Award (2017), 

Academy of American Poets Prize (2014)

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
Feminist
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
NJ
New Jersey
Raised in: 
NJ
New Jersey
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Last update: Mar 28, 2018