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Stefania Heim Wins Switchback Books's 2012 Gatewood Prize

By Harriet Staff

Good news coming out of Switchback Books today: Brenda Shaughnessy has chosen Stefania Heim's A Table that Goes on for Miles as the winner of this year's Gatewood Prize. A little about Stefania:

Stefania Heim holds an MFA in Poetry from Columbia University and is completing a PhD in English at the CUNY Graduate Center, writing a dissertation called Dark Matter: Susan Howe, Muriel Rukeyser, and the Scholar's Art with support from the Josephine de Karman Fellowship Trust. Her poems have appeared or are forthcoming in publications including A Public Space, The Literary Review, and Harp & Altar; her scholarship and criticism in The Boston Review, Jacket2, and The Journal of Narrative Theory, and her translations in Aufgabe and Harper's. She is a founding editor of CIRCUMFERENCE: Poetry in Translation and has taught literature and writing at Columbia University and Hunter College and been a poet in residence in Chicago and New York City Public Schools.

Congrats! And now make the jump to see a list of the finalists.

Originally Published: October 31st, 2012