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 short fiction has appeared in Superstition Review, Spilled Milk Magazine, Harpoon Review, and more. Additionally, she was named a finalist for the Fiction Writing Prizes from Yemassee Journal of the University of South Carolina. 

 

Kalani is the recipient of a Research Fellowship from the Virginia G. Piper Center for Creative Writing and awarded a Title VIII Fellowship from the U.S. Department of State Bureau of Intelligence for Eastern European and Eurasian Research. 

 

She is a member of the American Red Cross Disaster Response Team and is currently continuing training through the International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent, while researching International Humanitarian Law as it relates to public health during times of war and violent conflict. 

 

Her latest creative work focuses on the Ukrainian-Russian War in Donbas.  

She currently lives and writes in Phoenix. 

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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 

"Sixteen, Maybe Less"  - Spillers No. 6 Chapbook (out of print)

Contests

 Yemassee Journal Writing Prizes 

Finalist - "The Gardener" 

Awards
FELLOWSHIPS

U.S. Department of State Bureau of Intelligence

Title VIII Fellow

Eastern Europe & Eurasia Research

Virginia G. Piper Creative Writing

Research Fellowship 

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