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Maya C.


Education: Goldsmiths, University of London (PhD in Poetry); University of Oxford (MSt in English/Writing); New York University (MFA in Creative Writing); Barnard College, Columbia University (BA in English Language and Literature, General)

The Nightingale Bamford School: 2003-2007

Recipient Year: 2007

Work Experience: Poetry Reviews Editor (Publishers Weekly); Director of Creative Writing and Member of the English Faculty (The Nightingale Bamford School); Board of Directors (Bella Abzug Leadership Institute); Editorial Fellow (Poets & Writers, Inc.); New York University (Veterans Trust Fellow; Workshop Co-Leader; Adjunct Lecturer in Creative Writing)

Authorship: Author of American Faith (recipient of the 2020 North American Book prize); Author of two chapbooks, You Always Wished the Animals Would Leave and The Bees Have Been Canceled (PBS Summer Choice)


Awards: Recipient of awards from the Alpine Foundation, the Poetry Foundation, the Oxford Poetry Society, and Munster Literature Centre in Cork, Ireland, among others.

July 2020

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