September 15-16, 2017
Lexington, Kentucky

Kiki Petrosino

Kiki Petrosino’s newest collection of poems, Hymn for the Black Terrific, is forthcoming from Sarabande in 2013. Other publications include Fort Red Border (Sarabande, 2009) and a chapbook, The Dark Is Here (Forkift Ink). Her poems have appeared or are forthcoming in the New York Times, Tin House, Jubilat, Gulf Coast, Harvard Review, and elsewhere. Along with a colleague, she co-edits Transom, an electronic poetry journal (http://www.transomjournal.com). Petrosino holds graduate degrees from the University of Chicago and the Iowa Writers' Workshop. She has been awarded two staff scholarships from the Bread Loaf Writers' Conference and a post-graduate writing fellowship from the University of Iowa. Her latest collection of poems will be released from Sarabande in 2013.