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Cynthia Manick

Cynthia Manick is the author of Blue Hallelujahs (Black Lawrence Press, 2016). A Pushcart nominee with a MFA in Creative Writing from the New School; she has received fellowships from Cave Canem, Hedgebrook, Poets House, and the MacDowell Colony among others. A winner of the 2016 Lascaux Prize and a 2017 Barbara Memorial Fund Award for Poetry, her poem "Things I Carry Into the World" was recently made into a film by Motionpoems, a organization dedicated to video poetry. Manick's work has appeared in the Academy of American Poets' Poem-A-Day Series, African American Review, Callaloo, Muzzle Magazine, The Wall Street Journal, and elsewhere. She currently resides in Brooklyn, New York.