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S. Brook Corfman is a poet who writes plays, living in a turret in Pittsburgh, and the recipient of fellowships from Lambda Literary and the University of Pittsburgh. A poetry reviewer for Publishers Weekly, work has appeared or will soon in Conjunctions, DIAGRAM, Quarterly West (Best of the Net Nomination), Ghost Proposal, and OmniVerse, among other places.

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S. Brook Corfman (born Chicago, IL) is a poet, playwright, teacher, and scholar. 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 collaborated with three visual artists, co-run the Speakeasy reading series, and was 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 as well as a semi-finalist for Ahsahta's Sawtooth Prize; selections from this work have appeared in DIAGRAM, Muzzle, Quarterly West, Washington Square, and The Journal, among other places. Three chapbook manuscripts—a collection of closet dramas, a prose sequence on dread, and an experimental investigation into the ethics of aesthetic encounter—have variously been finalists for contests from DIAGRAM, Omnidawn, Slope Editions, and the Burnside Review.

 

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