Tara Skurtu (Poetry 2013), who has just returned from her journey to Romania as a Robert Pinsky Global Fellow, has been published in the minnesota review. Her piece “Morning Love Poem” is available to read online.
Tara Skurtu’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 in Poetry. In Romania she was invited by the Romanian poet Andrei Bodiu to read poetry and discuss creative writing with students at the University of Transylvania in Brasov.