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Crystal Condakes

Crystal Condakes is a graduate of Simmons College and Boston University where she received an M.A. in Creative Writing. She taught writing at B.U. and Salem State University. She is a frequent contributor to The Improbable Places Poetry Tour. She participated in Tupelo Press' 30/30 Project in January 2015. She has published poems in Oddball Magazine; The Prompt; MadHat Lit; Tupelo Quarterly 5.
Favorite Poets: Louise Gluck, Jay Hopler, Hart Crane, Lynda Hull, Yusef Komunyakaa, Robert Pinsky, Terrence Hayes, Richard Siken, Sharon Olds.