Callista Buchen

Graduate Research Assistant
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Callista Buchen holds an MA in literature from the University of Oregon and an MFA in creative writing from Bowling Green State University. She is a fifth-year PhD candidate at the University of Kansas (ABD), where she holds a GRAship and is the two-time first prize winner of the Vic Contoski Creative Writing Award in poetry, as well as the winner of a first prize in fiction and the outstanding instructor award, among other departmental awards. The author of two chapbooks, The Bloody Planet(Black Lawrence Press, forthcoming October 2015), and Double-Mouthed (dancing girl press, forthcoming Winter 2016), she is the winner of DIAGRAM's essay contest and the Langston Hughes award, with work appearing or forthcoming in Blue Mesa Review, PANK, alice blue, Thrush, Atticus Review, Whiskey Island Review, Bellevue Review, Arsenic Lobster, and many other journals. Her scholarship has been published in The Mark Twain Annual.

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