Karen Volkman

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Karen Volkman (born 1967 Miami, Florida) is an American poet.


She was educated at New College of Florida, Syracuse University, and the University of Houston.

Her poems have appeared in anthologies including The Best American Poetry,[1][2] and The Pushcart Prize XXVII.[3]

She has taught at several universities, including the University of Alabama, University of Pittsburgh, University of Chicago, and Columbia College Chicago.[4] She currently lives in Missoula, and teaches in the MFA writing program at the University of Montana-Missoula.[5]



Poetry books[edit]



  1. ^ Tate, James (1997-09-04). The Best American Poetry 1997. Simon & Schuster. ISBN 9780684814544. 
  2. ^ Rich, Adrienne; Lehman, David (1996-09-16). The Best American Poetry 1996. Simon & Schuster. 
  3. ^ Henderson, Bill (2002-11-26). Pushcart Prize XXVII: Best of the Small Presses. Pushcart Press. ISBN 9781888889352. 
  4. ^ "Verse Daily: About Nomina by Karen Volkman". www.versedaily.org. Retrieved 2016-04-12. 
  5. ^ http://www.cas.umt.edu/english/faculty/volkman.htm
  6. ^ "Spar". University of Iowa Press. Retrieved 2014-10-16. 
  7. ^ "Karen Volkman". University of Montana. Retrieved 2014-10-16. 
  8. ^ Reginald Shepherd (Winter 2003–04). "Spar, by Karen Volkman". Oyster Boy Review. 18. 

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