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Kristin Maffei

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in Bronx, NY, The United States


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November 2008


Kristin Maffei is a New England-based poet and copywriter. Specializing in higher education, finance, and healthcare writing, she is a Social Media and Digital Content Manager at Dartmouth College and splits her time between New York and Vermont.

Kristin was educated at Sarah Lawrence College and the University of Oxford, and holds an MFA from New York University, where she was a Goldwater Fellow in poetry and co-curator of the NYU Emerging Writers Series at KGB Bar.

Placed in liminal spaces with a historical bend, Kristin’s poetry has been featured in Works & Days, Mount Hope Journal, American Athenaeum, qarrtsiluni, The Little Jackie Paper, and Underwater New York. Her book-length work of poetry, Brack, completed under the supervision

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Night Sky with Exit Wounds by Ocean Vuong
"Sparse and suggestive, the poems benefit from several readings: Vuong's language has a way of blossoming when read closely. Favorites included "Homewrecker," "Into the Breach," and "Anaphora as a Coping Mechanism.""
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I can't believe it took so long to finally read this book, but it was well worth the wait.
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Jhumpa Lahiri
“While the astronauts, heroes forever, spent mere hours on the moon, I have remained in this new world for nearly thirty years. I know that my achievement is quite ordinary. I am not the only man to seek his fortune far from home, and certainly I am not the first. Still, there are times I am bewildered by each mile I have traveled, each meal I have eaten, each person I have known, each room in which I have slept. As ordinary as it all appears, there are times when it is beyond my imagination." (from "The Third and Final Continent")”
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