Kari Flickinger


Walnut Creek, CA

Author's Bio

Kari Flickinger is the author of The Gull and the Bell Tower (Femme Salvé Books, 2020). Her work has been nominated for Best of the Net and the SFPA Rhysling Award. She is an alumna of UC Berkeley and the Community of Writers.

Publications & Prizes

The Gull and the Bell Tower (Femme Salvé Books, 2020)
Ceiling Fan (Lulu Press, 2021)
Ghost City Review
Iron Horse Literary Review
Longleaf Review
Menacing Hedge
Monterey Poetry Review

Personal Favorites

Favorite authors: 
Carlo Rovelli, Marianne Moore, Octavia E. Butler, Lorine Niedecker, Leonora Carrington, Italo Calvino, Ursula K. Le Guin, Robert Duncan, Theodore Roethke, Nicholas Yingling, W. S. Merwin, Toni Morrison, Jorie Graham, Czeslaw Milosz, Alice Notley, Brenda Shaughnessy, Fernando Pessoa, Paul Muldoon, Amy Tan, Sharon Olds, Leonard Cohen, Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Patti Smith, Jessica Barksdale, Beth Gordon, Elisabeth Horan, Amanda McLeod, Bola Opaleke, Robert Macfarlane, Edith Sodergran, Rilke, Yeats, Anne Carson, Sappho, Ovid.
What I'm reading now: 
Physics for Poets by Robert March, Helgoland by Carlo Rovelli, Einstein's Dreams by Alan Lightman

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Last update: Sep 12, 2021