The Poetry Porch 1: Poets
K. E. Duffin by Paul E. Tallant
About K. E. Duffin
K.E. Duffin, author of King Vulture, a book of poems published by the University of Arkansas Press Poetry Series, studied with Seamus Heaney at Harvard University where she taught writing and won the Zitomirsky-Harvard Review Prize for Excellence in Reviewing. King Vulture was featured in an article on first books in Poets & Writers.
Duffin’s poems have appeared in Agni, Bellingham Review, Black Warrior Review, The Cincinnati Review, Connecticut Review, Denver Quarterly, Harvard Review, Hunger Mountain, Kestrel, The Louisville Review, MARGIE, Massachusetts Review, North American Review, Painted Bride Quarterly, Pleiades, Ploughshares, Poetry, Prairie Schooner, Raritan, The Sewanee Review, Shenandoah, Southwest Review, The Sun, Verse, and many other journals. They have also been featured on Poetry Daily and Verse Daily.
Duffin has given readings at many venues including the Blacksmith House Poetry Series, AWP conferences, the Nantucket Poetry Slam, and the Massachusetts Poetry Festival, where she was an invited speaker for a panel sponsored by Agni.
She has had residencies at Yaddo and at The Millay Colony for the Arts, where she received a Francine Frank Fellowship Award.
Poetry by Duffin on The Poetry Porch:
Julia in the Bois de Boulogne, 1858
Four Poems to Hirshige’s 53 Stations of the Tokaido
Blackburnian Warbler at Dusk
Three sonnets: Migration, Prediction, Thaw
Three poems: Anatomy Class, Male, Old Keys Highway
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