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Recchia

Remi Recchia

PhD Student, Creative Writing - Poetry

Office: 109 Morrill Hall
E-mail: remigius.w.recchia@okstate.edu
 

Bowling Green State University, MFA, 2018
Western Michigan University, BA, 2016

 

Areas of Interest
  • Creative Writing – Poetry

  • Creative Writing – Creative Nonfiction

  • Trans Poetics

  • Intersections of Christianity and hormone replacement therapy gender transition

Recent Courses Taught
  • ENGL 1113: Composition I

  • ENGL 1213: Composition II

  • ENGL 2513: Introduction to Creative Writing

Selected Publications

Books

  • Quicksand / Stargazing. Cooper Dillon Books, 2021.

Chapbooks

  • Sober. Red Bird Press, 2022.

Selected Journals: Poetry

  • “The Ostriches Bathe in Tulsa, Oklahoma,” Academy of American Poets, forthcoming

  • Two Poems, Juked, forthcoming

  • “Ekphrastic for Cheselden’s Skeleton, 1733,” Hamilton Arts & Letters, forthcoming

  • “Morning Fables,” Foothill Poetry Magazine, forthcoming

  • “Prosopagnosia Feels Like Looking Through a Tunnel and Landing in a Graveyard,” Harpur Palate, forthcoming

  • “Walking with My Lover to Bury Our Dead Fish,” Frontier Poetry, 2021

  • “Fire Eater, Premolar, Bone,” The Hunger, 2021

  • Two Poems, The Account, 2020

  • Fratercula Cirrhata, or Boy Crossing,” LandLocked, 2020

  • "Ghazal for a Business Trip," Sleet Magazine, 2019

  • “Head Space,” Academy of American Poets, 2019

  • “After Heat,” Construction Literary Magazine, 2019

  • “Waking Up from Top Surgery in a Sparse Airbnb Living Room,” Rogue Agent, 2018

  • “I’m Sandcastled Sometimes, but Mostly Just Hungover,” Glass: A Journal of Poetry, 2018

Selected Journals: Creative Nonfiction

  • “Sacrament for the End of the World.” Columbia Journal Online, 2020

Selected Journals: Drama

  • “Poetic Statement,” The Coachella Review, 2018

Selected Journals: Reviews

  • Review of Blood Feather by Karla Kelsey, GASHER, 2020

  • Review of The Osiris Poems by Simon Perchik, Mid-American Review, 2018

Selected Conference Presentations
  • “Blood and Devilry: How Marlowe’s Imagistic Language Informs the Tone of the Tragedy of Doctor Faustus.” South

    Central Renaissance Conference for “Exploring the Renaissance 2021: An International Conference,” virtual, March 2021.

Professional Appointments or Service
  • Guest Poetry Teacher, Jenks Summer Program, 2021

  • Associate Editor, Cimarron Review, 2020–present

  • GPSGA Liaison, Creative Writers Association, 2020-2021

  • Secretary, English Graduate Student Organization, 2019-2020

  • Featured Reader, Sundress Press Reading Series, 2019

  • Reader, MFA Application Review, 2018-present

  • Poetry Reader, Cimarron Review, 2018-2020

  • Assistant Poetry Editor, Mid-American Review, 2017-2018

  • Intern, New Issues Poetry & Prose, 2016

  • Intern, Transference, 2014-2015

  • Assistant Editor, The Laureate, 2013-2016

  • Reading Intern, Third Coast, 2012-2016

  • Participant, Iowa Young Writers’ Studio, 2011

Awards and Recognition
  • Sundress Academy for the Arts Fall 2021 Residency Fellowship, June 2021

  • Digging Through the Fat Chapbook Series Semi-finalist, February 2021

  • 2020 Frontier OPEN Finalist, March 2021

  • The Paul Klemp Renaissance Studies Scholarship, February 2021

  • Academy of American Poets Prize, February 2021

  • Black River Chapbook Competition Semi-finalist, January 2021

  • Tom Howard/John H. Reid Fiction & Essay Contest Honorable Mention, October 2020

  • Sundress Press Broadside Contest Semi-finalist, May 2020

  • Marye Lynn Cummings Endowed Scholarship Third Place, March 2020

  • OSU Academy of American Poets Prize Third Place, March 2020

  • Best of the Net Anthology Nomination, August 2019, September 2020

  • Construction Literary Magazine Annual Contest Finalist, October 2019

  • Academy of American Poets Prize, March 2019

  • OSU Doel Reed Center for the Arts Scholarship, March 2019

  • Pushcart Prize Nomination, November 2018, 2019

  • OSU College of Arts & Sciences Graduate Scholarship, November 2018

  • Digging Through the Fat Chapbook Series Semi-finalist, September 2018

  • WMU English Department Diversity Studies Scholarship Winner, April 2016

  • Gwen Frostic Creative Writing Awards Finalist in Playwriting, March 2016

  • Gwen Frostic Creative Writing Awards Finalist in Fiction, March 2015, 2016

  • Gwen Frostic Creative Writing Awards Finalist in Poetry, March 2013, 2015, 2016

  • WMU English Department Diversity Studies Scholarship Co-winner, April 2015

  • WMU College of Arts & Sciences Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities Award, September 2014

  • Unmanned Press Short of the Month Finalist, April 2013

  • Fire Historical and Cultural Arts Collaborative, Pulse: Allied Artists Winner, June 2013

  • Martha Moffett Award Winner, May 2012

  • Irving S. Gilmore Student Arts Scholarship, May 2011

Current Research

My current critical work is invested in tracing transgender men’s voices in American history from the eighteenth century to present day, including in contemporary poetry.

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