Miriam Karraker writes and performs. She is currently based in Minneapolis and is working on a novel.

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

NOTE: this CV is in-progress, please email for up-to-date information.

    MFA Creative Writing and graduate art minor, University of Minnesota. (2018)

    BA Religious Studies and French, Lewis & Clark College. (2015)


    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.


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

    Ashbery Home School - Hudson, NY (August 2016)


    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. 


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