Karren Alenier

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Gender FEMALE
Industry Publishing
Occupation writer
Location Chevy Chase, MD, United States
Introduction is author of seven collections of poetry, including Looking for Divine Transportation (The Bunny and the Crocodile Press), winner of the 2002 Towson University Prize for Literature, and her latest, The Anima of Paul Bowles from MadHat Press. Her poetry and fiction have been published in such magazines as: the Mississippi Review, Jewish Currents, and Poet Lore. Gertrude Stein Invents a Jump Early On, her opera with composer William Banfield and Encompass New Opera Theatre artistic director Nancy Rhodes premiered at New York City’s Symphony Space Leonard Nimoy Thalia in June 2005. She writes a monthly column on opera for Scene4 Magazine at scene4.com.
Interests poetry, jazz, swing dancing, baroque music, photography
Favorite Movies Hearts of the West, The Piano, Orlando
Favorite Music baroque, early music, Jazz (Duke Ellington), fado, blues
Favorite Books The Lover (Marguerite Duras), Vivaldi's Virgins (Barbara Quick)