More good news from our Global Fellow in Romania, Tara Skurtu (Poetry 2013). Tara has been invited by the Romanian poet Andrei Bodiu to read poetry and discuss creative writing with students at the University of Transylvania in Brasov today, Monday, October 7th. Congratulations, Tara!
Tara Skurtu (Poetry 2013)’s poems appear in Poetry Review, Hanging Loose, Salamander, Poet Lore, The Los Angeles Review, Hiram Poetry Review, The Southeast Review, The Comstock Review, and elsewhere. Earlier this year she was named one of Lloyd Schwartz (“Fresh Air”)’s six favorite new poets. Tara has also recently been awarded the BU Class of 2013 Academy of American Poets Prize. The contest judge was Gail Mazur; one poet in the current poetry class was selected. She is a 2013 Robert Pinsky Global Fellow in Poetry.