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Genevieve Guzmán

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PhD candidate

Genevieve Guzmán (they/she) is a gender/genrefluid poet from California with hypermobile Ehlers-Danlos syndrome. For their creative dissertation at UGA, a collection of queer crip poems, they are researching the history of contortionism and the disabled grotesque. Their work appears in Nat. Brut, Passages North, Tupelo Quarterly, EcoTheo Review, and the Poetry Foundation archive under the pen name Genevieve Arlie. A nominee for Best of the Net and The Best Small Fictions, they're also an inaugural Zoeglossia fellow for poets with disabilities.

Education:
  • MFA, comparative literature–translation, University of Iowa, 2015
  • MA, Russian literature, Columbia University, 2012
  • BA, English, Stanford University, 2005
Grants:
  • U of Liverpool short-term visiting research fellowship, Office of Global Engagement, 5/23
  • Charlayne Hunter-Gault Giving Voice to the Voiceless grant, Grady College of Journalism, 2/21
  • James B. Colvert travel award, UGA English Department, 5/19
  • Graduate research award, Willson Center for Humanities & Arts, 2/18
  • Presidential Fellow, UGA Graduate School, 1/17
Selected Publications:

(As Genevieve Arlie)

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