Pamela Uschuk

Pamela Uschuk has eight published books of poems, including Crazy Love, winner of a 2010 American Book Award and a new collection, Refugee,  from Red Hen Press, 2022 (Kirkus Starred Review). Refugee was chosen as one of the 14 best books of poems in 2022 by Orion Magazine.  Translated into more than a dozen languages, her work appears worldwide, including Poetry, Ploughshares, Agni Review, etc. Her awards include Best of the Web, the Struga International Poetry Prize (for a theme poem), The New Millenium Poetry Prize, The King’s English Poetry Prize, Dorothy Daniels Writing Award from the National League of American PEN Women, and prizes from Ascent and Amnesty International.  Editor-In-Chief of CUTTHROAT, A JOURNAL OF THE ARTS, and Black Earth Institute Senior Fellow and Board Member, Uschuk lives in Bayfield, Colorado and in Tucson, Arizona.  She edited the anthologies, Truth To Power:  Writers Respond To The Rhetoric Of Hate And Fear, 2017, Puro Chicanx Writers of the 21st Century, 2020, and Through the Ash, New Leaves, 2022.  She teaches at the University of Arizona Poetry Center and at Ghost Ranch.  The month of September 2022 found her at Storyknife Women Writers Retreat in Alaska on a writing fellowship.  She’s finishing work on a multi-genre book called CRAZED ANGELS OF HOPE: AN ODYSSEY THROUGH OVARIAN CANCER.  


2023 Events
Uncanny Activisms: Poems as Spells, Curses, Prayers, and Blessings