Claudia M. Stanek

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Industry Communications or Media
Occupation Poet
Location Western, New York, United States
Introduction After receiving an MFA from the Writing Seminars at Bennington College, I established Poetic Effect, a poetry submission preparation service for advanced poets. My previous work experience is in marketing and public relations. My poetry has appeared in or is forthcoming in Ruminate, Redactions, Euphony, The Fourth River, The Briar Cliff Review, Red Wheelbarrow, and Roanoke Review, among others.
Interests Poetry, Warm beaches, Shih-tzus, Warm beaches, Himalayans, Warm beaches, Reading, Warm beaches, Writing, Warm beaches, Science Fiction, Summer, Did I mention warm beaches?
Favorite Movies Star Treks II and III, In Harm's Way, The Age of Innocence, The Hours, Stranger Than Fiction, Little Miss Sunshine, Flags of Our Fathers.
Favorite Music 480 East, Dave Koz, Marc Antoine, Chris Botti, Rick Braun, Mindi Abair, and Joyce Cooling.
Favorite Books Linda Gregerson's Waterborne, Mary Karr's Sinners Welcome, Franz Wright's Walking to Martha's Vineyard, The original Dune trilogy, Denise Levertov's The Stream and the Sapphire, Lydia Millet's My Happy Life, Sherri S. Tepper's The Gate to Women's Country, Linda Gregg's In the Middle Distance, Ecclesiastes, Betsy Sholl's Late Psalm.