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S. Brook Corfman is a poet in a turret in Pittsburgh and the author of Meteorites, a limited-edition chapbook forthcoming from DoubleCross Press. The recipient of fellowships from Lambda Literary and the University of Pittsburgh, as well as a poetry reviewer for Publishers Weekly, recent work has appeared (or will appear soon) in DIAGRAM, Indiana Review, Muzzle, Territory, and Quarterly West (Best of the Net Nomination), among other places.

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S. Brook Corfman (born Chicago, IL) is a poet in a turret in Pittsburgh and the author of Meteorites, a limited-edition chapbook forthcoming from DoubleCross Press. A poetry reviewer for Publishers Weekly, Corfman earned an MFA from the University of Pittsburgh and is currently a Visiting Lecturer in composition and pedagogy at Pitt. The recipient of fellowships from Lambda Literary & the University of Pittsburgh, Corfman has been a part of four interdisciplinary collaborations, co-run the Speakeasy reading series, and served as the editor-in-chief of Hot Metal Bridge, Pitt's online literary magazine.

A full-length manuscript, Luxury, Blue Lace, explores gender formation and the effects of repressed knowledge. It has been a finalist for both the Subito Poetry Prize and the Cleveland State University Poetry Center's First Book Prize; selections from this work have appeared in DIAGRAM, Muzzle, and Quarterly West, among other places. Two unpublished chapbook manuscripts—a collection of closet dramas & an experimental investigation into ethical aesthetic encounter—have variously been finalists for contests from DIAGRAM, Gazing Grain Press, Omnidawn, and Slope Editions.

 
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