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Karen Harryman's work has appeared or is forthcoming in The Greensboro Review, Dogwood, Raleigh Review, Atticus Review, Forklift, Alaska Quarterly, Verse Daily, North American Review, and The Cortland Review, among others. She is the recipient of the 2018 James Hearst Poetry Prize sponsored by North American Review. Her first book, Auto Mechanic's Daughter, was selected by Chris Abani in 2007 for the Black Goat Poetry Series Imprint at Akashic Books in Brooklyn. She lives with her family in Los Angeles. In her spare time she screens submissions for Los Angeles Review and Alice James Books. Before moving to California, she lived in Kentucky for most of her life.
Winning Entry: A Word Like Rat
Contest Won: Tom Howard/Margaret Reid Poetry Contest 2017, First Prize, Tom Howard