CLAIRE DONATO
August 2011

Brooklyn, NY –  Claire is the author of Someone Else’s Body (Cannibal Books). Her poetry and prose has recently appeared or is forthcoming in Boston Review, Denver Quarterly, Columbia Poetry Review, Octopus, and Action Yes. She holds an MFA from Brown University, where she received the John Hawkes Prize in Fiction. She was also recently named a finalist for several prizes, including the &Now/Lake Forest College Madeleine P. Plonsker Emerging Writer\’s Residency, Switchback Books\’ Gatewood Prize, the Bordighera Bilingual Book Prize, and the Cleveland State University Poetry Center\’s First Book Competition. Claire is a member of the Electronic Literature Organization (ELO) and currently teaches at Eugene Lang College (The New School). Her hometown is Pittsburgh, PA.

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