Miriam Karraker writes/performs and is currently based in Minneapolis, MN.

----------------email checked regularly at mwkarraker@gmail.com ----------------

    
EDUCATION

    MFA Creative Writing, University of Minnesota 

    BA Religious Studies and French, Lewis & Clark College.



HONORS + AWARDS

    McKnight Fellowship in Poetry, Honorable Mention, 2018.
   
    Lighthouse Works Residency Fellowship, 2018. 

    James Wright Prize from The Academy of American Poets, 2017.

    Michael Dennis Browne Fellowship in Poetry, University of Minnesota, 2017.

    College of Liberal Arts Research Travel Grant, University of Minnesota, 2017.

    Marcella DeBourg Grant, University of Minnesota, 2016.

    Iowa Review Poetry Prize Semifinalist for “Frayed Wreath,” 2017

    Black Warrior Review Poetry Prize Finalist for “autoportraits as cyborg: in costume,” 2015.


RESIDENCIES + WORKSHOPS

    Lighthouse Works - Fishers Island, NY (May-June 2018)
   
    The White Page Gallery - Minneapolis, MN (Summer 2017)

    Ashbery Home School - Hudson, NY (August 2016)

COLLABORATION

    dustsceawung  -  ongoing live soft sound performance practice with Mitch Stahlmann on             flute, Noah Ophoven-Baldwin on cornet, myself on viola. Our name means “the inspection         or contemplation of dust.” 

    WORKS ON PAPER OR WITHOUT is a fine press book (fabricated by Qxiz Editions) and                         installation culminating on October 20, 2017 at MirrorLab Studios in Minneapolis, 


    ~b careful~  sound and text performance with Patrick Marschke and J.P. Merz for the group         exhibition One Day After, One Year Later, Yeah Maybe, Minneapolis, 21 January, 2017. 

PUBLICATIONS 

[See “online publications” for now, complete list coming soon...]