Mackenzie Berry is a Pushcart Prize nominated poet from Louisville, Kentucky. Her poetry has been published in Poetry Ireland Review, Up the Staircase Quarterly, Hobart, and Blood Orange Review, among others. She is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Madison through the First Wave Program and Goldsmiths, University of London. She earned an MFA in Creative Writing - Poetry from Cornell University, where she has taught, and she currently teaches creative writing and expository writing at Tufts University. Her debut poetry collection is Slack Tongue City (Sundress Publications, 2022) and is available for purchase here, or at any bookstore.
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