TAK erzinger

poet | writer |artist

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books

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Publications

 Books

At the Foot of the Mountain (Floricanto Press 2021)

Out Now

 

Found: Between the Trees  chapbook (Grey Borders 2019)

available

 

Anthologies

Her Heart Poetry Publishing

  •  The Annual 2018 

  • The Annual 2017          

            

 

Micro-chapbooks  

Under a Blanket of Blue (2019)                                                      Water Songs (2018)

published by The Origami Poetry Project

https://www.origamipoems.com/poets/list-of-origami-poets-and-books#r-thru-z

 

Journals & Magazines

The Beautiful Space forthcoming

The Learned Pig forthcoming

The Avocet 

I-70 Review                

Flash Fiction Magazine 

Wales Haiku Journal 

The Journal of Wild Culture 

Mojave He[art]

Grey Borders Magazine

Rising Phoenix Review

Cirrus Review

The Curlew                                      

The Beautiful Space Journal

                    

                                                                                               

Magazines

The Woolf Cultural & Literary Journal   

Harness Magazine

 Hello Switzerland!

 http://www.helloswitzerland.ch/-/walking-through-switzerland-on-st-jacob-way

 

Radio Interviews/Live Readings

Paris Lit Up - Culture-Rapide Cabaret-Populaire, Paris (Paris, France)  poetry reading 

http://worldradio.ch/article/tak-erzinger-poetry_and-pilgrimage-on-st-jacobs-way/

http://swisspats.com/swisspats-met-a-poet-dont-ya-know-it

 

 

At the Foot of the Mountain
Floricanto Press 2021

Found: Between the Trees
Grey Borders Books 2019

publications

Books

 

At the Foot of the Mountain (Floricanto Press 2021)

Out Now

 

Found: Between the Trees  chapbook (Grey Borders 2019)

available

 

Anthologies

 

Brought to Sight & Swept Away anthology 2021

Vita Brevis Press

Human/Kind Craft Anthology-Musing the Margins 2020

  • TAK Erzinger illuminates the stakes of diverse representation while centering her essay on the inclusion of familiar, relatable characterization and details from Latinx culture

 

​Poetica 2 Poetry Anthology 2020

The Inner Circle Writer's Group

 

Her Heart Poetry Publishing

  •  The Annual 2018 

  • The Annual 2017          

            

Micro-chapbooks  

Under a Blanket of Blue (2019)                                                      Water Songs (2018)

published by The Origami Poetry Project

https://www.origamipoems.com/poets/list-of-origami-poets-and-books#r-thru-z

 

Journals & Magazines

Welter, Baltimore University (forthcoming)

The Rational Creature, New York University (forthcoming)

Anthropocene Poetry Journal (forthcoming)

Toho Journal (forthcoming)

NEBO, Arkansas Tech University

Bien Acompañada, Cornell University

45 Magazine Women's Literary Journal

Celestal Review

The Chacalaca Review

The Sock Drawer

Quince Magazine

The Galway Review

Cajun Mutt Press

A New Ulster

Spire of Light, Andrew College

Whimperbang

River South, Wilkes University

The Muse, McMaster University

The Feminine Collective

Anti-Heroine Chic

The Opiate

The Beautiful Space 

The Learned Pig 

The Avocet 

I-70 Review                

Flash Fiction Magazine 

Wales Haiku Journal 

The Journal of Wild Culture 

Mojave He[art]

Grey Borders Magazine

Rising Phoenix Review

Cirrus Review

The Curlew                                      

The Beautiful Space Journal

 

Podcast: Audio Drama  & Series

  • Poetry Sunday Anthology 2021 Alt.Stories & Fake Realities Podcast

  • Audio Drama: Stella's Constellation 2021 Alt.Stories & Fake Realities

  • Poetry Series: Between the Trees 2020 Alt.Stories & Fake Realities

                                                                                                  Magazines

The Woolf Cultural & Literary Journal   

Harness Magazine

 Hello Switzerland!

 http://www.helloswitzerland.ch/-/walking-through-switzerland-on-st-jacob-way

 

Radio Interviews/Live Readings

(forthcoming) Interview Katt Cullen WRS Radio, Geneva

Cover to Cover with . . . TAK Erzinger - The Bookends Review

Paris Lit Up - Culture-Rapide Cabaret-Populaire, Paris (Paris, France)  poetry reading 

http://worldradio.ch/article/tak-erzinger-poetry_and-pilgrimage-on-st-jacobs-way/

http://swisspats.com/swisspats-met-a-poet-dont-ya-know-it

 

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bio

TAK Erzinger is an American/Swiss poet and artist with a Colombian background. Her poetry has been featured in Bien Acompañada from Cornell University, The Muse from McMaster University, River and South Review, Wilkes University and more.  Her debut chapbook entitled, “Found: Between the Trees” was published by Grey Border Books, Canada 2019. Her latest unpublished poetry manuscript “At the Foot of the Mountain” was short-listed by the Eyelands Book Awards 2019 and was a finalist at the Willow Run Book Awards 2020.  The collection has now been publication by Floricanto Press out of California, 2021.  Her first audio drama Stella’s Constellation was produced by Alt.Stories and Fake Realities Podcasts, out of the UK.

 

She lives in a Swiss valley with her husband and cats.

reviews

for the collection, At the Foot of the Mountain

"​At the Foot of the Mountain sees TAK Erzinger
further evolving as a master of style and sentiment." 

-Jordan Blum, Founder & Editor-in-Chief, The Bookends Review

"Erzinger has a magical-realist vision that is both surprising and familiar to those who enjoy that genre and this is evident in both her poetry and prose."

 

-Christopher Gregory Producer and Director
Alt.Stories and Fake Realties Podcasts

 

"The poems are a haunting exploration of the human soul."

-Sheila Bugler, author

"Excellent poetry!"

-Lisa O'Hare, poet

"It is Erzinger's remarkable ability to

make real the unspoken that sets this collection apart."

-Kati Felix, The Latino Book Review

awards & acknowlegements

  • Finalist - Willow River Run Book Awards, 2020 Best Unpublished poetrymanuscript

  • Finalist - Eyeland Book Awards, 2019, Best unpublished poetry manuscript

  • Runner-up - Zathom Spring Micropoem Contest, 2018

contact

  • https://www.facebook.com/poetryvagabond
  • http://twitter.com/ErzTak
  • http://instagram.com/takerzinger

 "Por nuestra cultura hablarán nuestros libros. Our books shall speak for our culture."

-Roberto Cabello-Argandoña, Floricanto Press

"Your heritage houses your soul."

-TAK Erzinger

 
 

awards

& acknowledgements