Katayoon Zandvakili's volume of poetry, Deer Table Legs, won the University of Georgia Press Contemporary Poetry Series prize, and the book’s title poem was awarded a Pushcart Prize in 2000.
Her work has been anthologized—American Poetry: The Next Generation, A World Between: Poems, Short Stories, and Essays by Iranian-Americans, Let Me Tell You Where I've Been: New Writing by Women of the Iranian Diaspora, Language for a New Century: Contemporary Poetry from the Middle East, Asia and Beyond, The Poetry of Iranian Women, and In Our Own Words: A Generation Defining Itself, Volume 8—and published in journals such as Lumina, caesura, Five Fingers Review, Rattapallax, Arte East, Private Photo Review, Bat City Review, and narrativemagazine.com.
Katayoon is delighted to have served as a panelist at Squaw Valley Writers Conference and AWP in Boston, and honored to be part of the MFA Advisory Board for Saint Mary's College.
She has recently completed a work of fiction, My Beautiful Impostor: A Story of Persia, Exile and Faith, is penning a liberating Kaufmanesque script, a multidimensional children's book, new poetic bits, and moving through a series of paintings.
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