Pen Name: None
Born: 1964 in Chicago, Illinois
Photo Credit: Davis McCombs
I was born and raised in Chicago, Illinois. I attended Columbia College in Chicago. My first book, West Pullman, winner of the Bordighera Poetry Prize, revolves around the titular far south side neighborhood.
Biographical and Professional Information
Guinzio received a B.A. from Columbia College and an MFA from the Milton Avery School of the Arts at Bard College.
She is the author of the books West Pullman, Quarry and Spoke & Dark along with the chapbooks Untitled Wave and a liss. Her work has also appeared in Colorado Review, Denver Quarterly, Indiana Review, New American Writing, Smartish Pace, Willow Springs and many other journals. Guinzio has received awards from the arts councils of Kentucky and Illinois and the Fund for Poetry.
Currently, she is the poetry editor at Yew: A Journal of Innovative Writing & Images by Women. She lives with her husband, the poet Davis McCombs in Fayetteville, AR.
- West Pullman, Bordighera, 2005
- Quarry, Parlor Press, 2008
- Spoke & Dark, Red Hen Press, 2012
Titles for Purchase and at Your Library
West Pullman (Bordighera Poetry Prize)
Release Date: 2005-01-01
Spoke & Dark
Release Date: 2012-09-01
- 2004 Bordighera Poetry Prize for West Pullman
- A Room of Her Own/To The Lighthouse Prize for Spoke & Dark
Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances
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