Dina Elenbogen, an award winning poet and prose writer, is author of the memoir Drawn from Water: An American Poet, an Ethiopian Family, an Israeli Story (BKMK Press, University of Missouri April 2015) and the poetry collection Apples of the Earth (Spuyten Duyvil, NY). She received two fellowships and an award from the Illinois Arts Council. Her work has been published in magazines including December (recipient of the 2014 Jeff Marks Memorial Award judged by Stephen Berg) Prairie Schooner, Poet Lore, TIkkun, Bellevue Literary Review, Rhino, Paterson Literary Review, New City Chicago and anthologies such as Lost on the Map of the World (Peter Lang, NY), Where We Find Ourselves (SUNYPress) City of the Big Shoulders (University of Iowa Press), Beyond Lament (Northwestern University Press.) and Brute Neighbors (De Paul Humanities Center.)
She teaches creative writing at the University of Chicago Graham School where she received the 2012 excellence in teaching award.

For more information visit her at www.dinaelenbogen.com

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