Kristina Marie Darling

Kristina Marie Darling is the author of six books of poetry: Night Songs (Gold Wake Press, 2010), Compendium (Cow Heavy Books, 2011), The Body is a Little Gilded Cage: A Story in Letters & Fragments (Gold Wake Press, 2012), Melancholia (An Essay) (Ravenna Press, forthcoming 2012), Palimpsest (Patasola Press, forthcoming 2012), and The Moon & Other Inventions: Poems After Joseph Cornell (BlazeVOX Books, forthcoming 2013). She also edited the forthcoming anthology narrative (dis)continuities: prose experiments by younger american writers (Moria Books, 2012). Her books have been reviewed widely in literary journals, which include The Colorado Review, Writers’ Digest, The American Literary Review, Pleiades: A Journal of New Writing, Rattle: Poetry for the 21st Century, Stride Magazine (U.K.), and The Hiram Poetry Review. Within the past few years, her work has been honored with fellowships from the Corporation of Yaddo, the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, the Vermont Studio Center, the Santa Fe Art Institute, and the Ragdale Foundation, as well as grants from the Kittredge Fund and the Elizabeth George Foundation. Kristina is currently working toward a Ph.D. in Poetics at S.U.N.Y.-Buffalo, where she holds a Presidential Fellowship.