Gabriella R. Tallmadge named 2020 Djanikian Scholar

Gabriella R. Tallmadge named 2020 Djanikian Scholar

Wednesday, April 1, 2020

KHN Alum (2015) Gabriella R. Tallmadge has been named one of The Androit Journal's 2020 Djanikian Scholars. The 2020 class of Gregory Djanikian Scholars in Poetry includes Bryan Byrdlong (of Ann Arbor, MI), Steven Duong (of San Diego, CA), Sara Elkamel (of Brooklyn, NY), Matthew Gellman (of Brooklyn, NY), Ae Hee Lee (of Milwaukee, WI), and Gabriella R. Tallmadge (of Murrieta, CA). 

In honor of the contributions renowned poet Gregory Djanikian (b. 1949) has made to the field and study of literature, The Adroit Journal is proud to announce the third class of Gregory Djanikian Scholars in Poetry—"six exciting, emerging poets we should all be watching." Selected from a competitive pool of international applicants, Djanikian Scholars will receive cash prizes and publication. A complete list of this year’s winners, finalists, and semifinalists is available online (see link below). 

Among her many other published works, Gabriella's poem,“Nebraska City,” was one of two of her poems published in Mid-American Review: Vol. XXXVIII, No. 1, in 2017.

Gabriella R. Tallmadge is a Latinx writer and educator from San Diego, California. Her poetry has received awards from the Hedgebrook Writer in Residence Program, the Community of Writers Workshop, the Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts, and Sewanee Writers’ Conference. Gabriella’s poems have previously appeared in The Georgia Review, Crazyhorse, Guernica, Mid-American Review, and Best New Poets. You can find links to more of her work on her website, and learn more about her in her bio in our Resident Directory. 

Congratulations, Gabriella!


Photos via KHN, Gabriella Tallmadge, and The Androit Journal, with special thanks to KHN Alum, Gina Keplinger