ON THE SOD
IN THE RED STAINS
A NEW GOD
Kalani Pickhart holds an MFA in Creative Writing from Arizona State University. She interned for two years at the Virginia G. Piper Center for Creative Writing where she created and directed the Volta Creative Writing Mentoring Program, a free writing conference for the local community, an undergraduate creative writing symposium, and led a professional development program for MFA students.
Kalani 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.
Her short fiction has appeared in Superstition Review, Spilled Milk Magazine, Harpoon Review, and elsewhere. Additionally, she was named a finalist for the Fiction Writing Prizes from Yemassee Journal of University of South Carolina.
Kalani currently lives and writes in Phoenix, Arizona.
"Travel Tips to Kiev, Ukraine" - Spilled Milk Magazine
"Blitzkrieg 2.0" - The Harpoon Review
"Little Mouse" - Superstition Review
"The Shepherdess" - Four Chambers Press (defunct)
"Sixteen, Maybe Less" - Spillers No. 6 Chapbook (defunct)
Yemassee Journal Writing Prizes
Finalist - "The Gardener"
U.S. Department of State Bureau of Intelligence
Title VIII Fellow
Eastern Europe & Eurasian Research
Ukrainian Language Studies
Virginia G. Piper Creative Writing
Travel stipend to Kyiv, Ukraine and Prague, Czech Republic
I WILL RETURN
IN THE SPRING.
Ukrainian Folk Song