Mara Adamitz Scrupe

Poet

415 S. 19th Street Apt PHD
Philadelphia, PA 19146
Phone: 
202-288-0172

Author's Bio

Mara Adamitz Scrupe is a poet and visual artist. Her awards include the National Endowment for the Arts/CEC ArtsLink fellowship, the District of Columbia (Washington, DC) Individual Fellowship, the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Fellowship, and residencies at the MacDowell Colony, Tyrone Guthrie Centre (Ireland), Montalvo Arts Center, the Irish Museum of Modern Art Residency Programme (Dublin), and USF Verftet-AiR/Bergen (Norway).

Education: 

Publications & Prizes

Book:
Beast (National Federation of State Poetry Societies, 2015)
Chapbooks:
Magnalia (Eyewear Publishing, 2018)
,
Sky Pilot (Finishing Line Press, 2012)
Prizes won: 

Mara Adamitz Scrupe is a poet and visual artist; she is the author of five poetry collections, BEAST, (winner, 2014 Stevens Manuscript Prize (NFSPS Press, 2014), Sky Pilot (Finishing Line Press, 2012), Magnalia, (2018 Eyewear Press Chapbook Competition) and a daughter’s aubade/ sailing out from Sognefjord(winner, Fledge Poetry Competition, Middle Creek Press, 2019). Most recently she is the winner of the 2018 Grindstone Literary International Poetry Competition, and the Brighthorse Press Poetry Book Prize for her manuscript in the bare bones house of waswhich will be published in 2019. Her poems have appeared in The London Magazine, Comstock Review, Off the Coast, Narrative Magazine, The Cincinnati Review, Bare Fiction, Matador Review, Ruminate, Crosswinds Review, Crab Creek Review and Sentinel Quarterly Literary Review (UK), among others. She has won or been shortlisted for numerous literary awards including Fish Poetry Prize, BigCi Environmental Writing Fellowship (Australia), Aesthetica Creative Writing Award (UK), Erbacce Poetry Prize, The Plough Poetry Prize, Ron Pretty Poetry Prize (Australia), Periplum Book Award (Plymouth University, UK), Sentinel Quarterly Book Award (London), Stiwdio Maelor Poetry Prize (UK), Cornwall Poetry Festival Competition (UK), University of Canberra Vice-Chancellor’s Poetry Award (Australia), and the National Poetry Society Competition (UK).

 

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
Polish American
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Minneapolis, MN
Minnesota
Raised in: 
Minneapolis, MN
Minnesota
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Last update: May 03, 2019