Carmiel Banasky

Art Discipline: 
Portland, OR
United States
Dates of Residence: 
Mar 11, 2013 to Apr 5, 2013

Carmiel Banasky is a writer and teacher from Portland, Oregon. Her writing has appeared or is forthcoming in Glimmer Train, The Rumpus, Inknode, Anderbo, TheThe Poetry, and Tottenville Review, among other journals. She earned her BA from the University of Arizona, and her MFA from Hunter College, where she taught creative writing. She's also tried her hand at grassroots organizing while living in Mississippi. She is the recipient of fellowships from Bread Loaf, Ucross, I-Park, Kimmel Harding Nelson, Santa Fe Art Institute, Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, and Vermont Studio Center. Currently, she's hard at work on her first novel while attending writing residencies.