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. 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. 

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Publications
SHORT FICTION

 

"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)

Contests

 Yemassee Journal Writing Prizes 

Finalist - "The Gardener" 

Awards
FELLOWSHIPS

U.S. Department of State Bureau of Intelligence

Title VIII Fellow

Eastern Europe & Eurasian Research

Ukrainian Language Studies

Virginia G. Piper Creative Writing

Research Fellowship 

Travel stipend to Kyiv, Ukraine and Prague, Czech Republic

 
 

DEAR MOTHER,

DON'T CRY.

I WILL RETURN

IN THE SPRING. 

 

 Ukrainian Folk Song

 
 
TO THE END, MY DEAR. 
Stravinsky