Tara Skurtu: three new poems and a prize

Congratulations to Tara Skurtu, who has continued her publishing blitz with three more poems!

Two of her poems (“Catechism” and “Skurtu, Romania”) have been published in the 20th anniversary issue (Part 2) of Salamander. And “Kazoo” is in the newly released issue of The Dalhousie Review.

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.

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.

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