Carine Topal

318120-846342-thumbnail.jpgCarine Topal won the 2007 Robert G. Cohn Prose Poetry Award for her prose poem, “The Favourite Poet, 1888.” Carine participated in the grassroots organization California Poets in the Schools. Since 1982, she has anthologized the poetry of special needs children. Her first collection of poems, God As Thief, was published by The Amagansett Press, NY. Her work also has appeared in Water-Stone, Caliban, The Best of the Prose Poem, Pacific Review, The Louisville Review, and many other journals. She was nominated for a Pushcart Prize in 2004, and awarded a residency at Hedgebrook, as well as a fellowship to study in St. Petersburg, Russia, 2005. Carine conducts on-line mentoring workshops and private workshops in and around LA. Click here to visit Carine's Web site:


Books published by CIAL:

Bed of Want