KENDRA DECOLO
April 2012

Nashville, TN – Kendra is a recent graduate of Vanderbilt University\’s MFA program in Poetry where she served as head poetry editor and founding editor of Nashville Review. Her poems have recently appeared or are forthcoming in Borderlands: Texas Poetry Review, CALYX, and Printer’s Devil Review, among others. She is the recipient of a work-study scholarship at Bread Loaf Writer\’s Conference, an Academy of American Poets Prize, selected by Mary Kinzie, and was a finalist in Split This Rock’s Annual Poetry Contest: Poems of Provocation and Witness, selected by Jan Beatty. Originally from Boston, DeColo has taught writing workshops in prisons, homeless shelters, hospitals, and public schools.

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