#137 RESPECTED AUTHORS - CATHERINE ESPOSITO PRESCOTT AND JEN KARETNICK
Jan 04 2021
Catherine Esposito Prescott is the author of the chapbooks Maria Sings and The Living Ruin. Recent poems appear in Bellevue Literary Review, Gone Lawn, Green Mountains Review Online, Flyway, MiPOesias, NELLE, Pleiades, Poetry East, Southern Poetry Review, South Florida Poetry Journal, as well as The Orison Anthology, and Grabbed: Writers Respond to Sexual Assault. Co-founder and editor in chief of SWWIM Every Day, Prescott teaches vinyasa yoga and yoga philosophy. She lives in Miami Beach with her family.Jen Karetnick's fourth full-length book is The Burning Where Breath Used to Be (David Robert Books, September 2020). She is the author of nine other poetry books, including a collection forthcoming from Salmon Poetry in 2023. Karetnick has been awarded the 2020 Tiferet Writing Contest for Poetry, the Hart Crane Memorial Prize, the Romeo Lemay Poetry Prize, the Anna Davidson Rosenberg Prize, and two Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Prizes, among others. Her work appears recently or is forthcoming in Barrow Street, The Comstock Review, december, Michigan Quarterly Review, Terrain.org, and elsewhere. She is co-founder and managing editor of SWWIM Every Day, and has been an Artist in Residence in the Everglades, a Deering Estate Artist in Residence, and a Maryland Purple Line Transit grant recipient, among other honors. She works as a food-travel-lifestyle journalist and is the author of eight cookbooks and guidebooks.