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Karen Blomain

Karen Blomain has published widely, including Black Diamond and The Slap and a collection of poems, Borrowed Light . She is the recipient of the F. Lammot Belia Arts Award as well as awards from the Academy of American Poets and the Djerassi Foundation. A native of the Archbald and Scranton areas of Pennsylvania, she now teaches professional writing at Kutztown University and lives in Uniondale with her husband, writer and photographer Michael Downend.