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Jaclyn Piudik is the author of To Suture What Frays (Kelsay Books 2017) and three chapbooks, the corpus undone in the blizzard (Espresso Chapbooks 2019), Of Gazelles Unheard (Beautiful Outlaw 2013) and The Tao of Loathliness (fooliar press 2005/8).  Another chapbook, Seduction: Out of Eden, written collaboratively with Janet R. Kirchheimer is forthcoming from Kelsay Books in 2022. Her poems have appeared in numerous anthologies and journals, including New American Writing, Columbia Poetry Review, Burning House, Barrow Street and CV2.  She received a New York Times Fellowship for Creative Writing and the Alice M. Sellers Award from the Academy of American Poets, and recently won the Very Short Verse Prize from the League of Canadian Poets. Jaclyn holds an M.A. in Creative Writing from the City College of New York, as well as an M.A. and collaborative Ph.D. in Medieval Studies and Jewish Studies from the University of Toronto.


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Winner, Very Small Verse Contest, League of Canadian Poets, 2022

Best of the Net Poetry Nomination, Ice Floe Press 2020

Vallum Award for Poetry, Long List 2018

New York Times Creative Writing Fellowship, Spring 2000
First Prize, Rattapallax Literary Journal Poetry Competition, 1999

Alice M. Sellers Academy of American Poet's Award, 1999
Goodman Fund Grant for Excellence in Creative Writing, 1999
Semi-Finalist, Discovery/The Nation Competition, 1999

First Prize, Head to Head Haiku, St. Mark’s Poetry Project, 1999

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