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Deadline Extended For Select Advanced Workshops—There is still time to apply for Advanced Workshops in Poetry, Memoir, and Advanced Revision and Submitting Strategies for both Fiction and Nonfiction. Applications close on Monday June 3rd at 11:59 pm EST.

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Carolyn Zaikowski



About Carolyn

​Carolyn Zaikowski is the author of the hybrid novel In a Dream, I Dance by Myself, and I Collapse (Civil Coping Mechanisms, 2016). Her fiction, poetry, and nonfiction have appeared widely, in such publications as Washington Post, Alaska Quarterly Review, West Branch, Denver Quarterly, The Rumpus, DIAGRAM, Huffington Post, and Everyday Feminism. She holds an MFA from Naropa University’s Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics and is currently a writing instructor, manuscript consultant, and volunteer death doula. More about her can be found at www.carolynzaikowski.com.


  • Essay
  • Literary Journalism
  • Non-Fiction
  • Novel
  • Poetry
  • Short Fiction

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