Karyna McGlynn is an American poet and editor associated with spoken-word, New Sincerity, and Gurlesque. McGlynn began as a performance poet in the poetry slam scene in the late 1990s, regularly performing at the Electric Lounge and South by Southwest. The poet was a member of the 1998 and 1999 National Poetry Slam teams representing the Austin Poetry Slam. In 2000, McGlynn moved to Seattle to study musical theatre at Cornish College of the Arts. In 2002, the artist coached the Seattle poetry slam team to a spot on the NPS finals stage and was a Seattle team member in 2003 and an Ann Arbor team member in 2007.

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  • Karyna McGlynn is an American poet and editor associated with spoken-word, New Sincerity, and Gurlesque. McGlynn began as a performance poet in the poetry slam scene in the late 1990s, regularly performing at the Electric Lounge and South by Southwest. The poet was a member of the 1998 and 1999 National Poetry Slam teams representing the Austin Poetry Slam. In 2000, McGlynn moved to Seattle to study musical theatre at Cornish College of the Arts. In 2002, the artist coached the Seattle poetry slam team to a spot on the NPS finals stage and was a Seattle team member in 2003 and an Ann Arbor team member in 2007. McGlynn earned a MFA from the University of Michigan and a PhD in Literature and Creative Writing from University of Houston with a certificate in literary translation. Her first full-length book, I Have to Go Back to 1994 and Kill a Girl, received the Kathryn A. Morton Prize in Poetry and was published by Sarabande Books in 2009. Her second full-length book, "Hothouse" will be published by Sarabande Books in 2017. Karyna is the author of three chapbooks, Scorpionica (New Michigan Press, 2007), Alabama Steve (Sundress Publications, 2014), and The 9-Day Queen Gets Lost on Her Way to the Execution (Willow Springs Editions, 2016). Her work has appeared in many journals, both in print and online, including Ploughshares, FENCE, Ninth Letter, Kenyon Review, Black Warrior Review, AGNI, Witness, and The Academy of American Poets Poem-a-Day. McGlynn has taught writing, performance, translation, and literature at Concordia University, University of Michigan, Illinois College, University of Houston, University of Wisconsin, and Oberlin College. (en)
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  • I Have to Go Back to 1994 and Kill a Girl, Scorpionica, Alabama Steve, The 9-Day Queen Gets Lost on Her Way to the Execution, Hothouse.
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