Find a Union Writer – Tara Skurtu

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Tara
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Skurtu
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MA
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@taraskurtu
About
Tara Skurtu is an American poet, translator, and public speaker. A two-time U.S. Fulbright grantee and recipient of two Academy of American Poets prizes and a Robert Pinsky Global Fellowship in Poetry, her poems are published in magazines such as Salmagundi, The Kenyon Review, and Poetry Review. Tara is the author of the chapbook Skurtu, Romania and the full poetry collection The Amoeba Game. She was a lecturer in creative writing and composition at Boston University, taught incarcerated students through BU’s Prison Education Program, and was on the planning and teaching team for Robert Pinsky’s inaugural MOOC, “The Art of Poetry.” At present, she teaches creative writing in Bucharest.
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