KALANI PICKHART

 
 

ON THE SOD
IN THE
RED STAINS 

THERE LIES

A NEW GOD.

Gorodetsky

About

Kalani Pickhart holds an MFA in Creative Writing from Arizona State University. Her first novel, WILL DIE IN A FOREIGN LAND is forthcoming from Two Dollar Radio (November 2021). 

She is the recipient of research fellowships from the Virginia G. Piper Center and the U.S. Department of State Bureau of Intelligence for Eastern European and Eurasian Studies. She is an alumna of the Critical Languages Institute at the Melikian Center for Russian, Eurasian, and Eastern European Studies. 

 

Kalani is an Assistant Editor at Tolsun Books and has held positions at Hayden's Ferry Review and the Virginia G. Piper Center for Creative Writing. At Piper, she created and directed the Volta Creative Writing Mentoring Programa free writing conference for the local community;  an undergraduate creative writing symposium; and led a professional development program for MFA students.

Kalani currently lives and writes in Phoenix, Arizona. 

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DEAR MOTHER,

DON'T CRY.

I WILL RETURN

IN THE SPRING. 

 

 Ukrainian Folk Song