Fiction & Poetry

Carina is represented by Linda Epstein of Emerald City Literary Agency. She is the author of several collections of poetry, including LEMONWORLD & Other Poems, Invisible Reveille, and The Grey Bird: Thirteen Emoji Poems in Translation. She holds an MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Notre Dame, where she was the recipient of a Nicholas Sparks Fellowship, and a BA in English & Creative Writing from Sweet Briar College. She received an &Now Award for Innovative Writing for The Grey Bird, and has won two Academy of American Poets Prizes.

Praise for The Grey Bird: Thirteen Emoji Poems in Translation

Carina Finn & Stephanie Berger’s Emoji-Code Translations are ‘Quite Brilliant’ @ The Poetry Foundation

Is Emoji Poetry The Ultimate Form of Those Dumb Little Icons? @ The Mary Sue

Emoji Poetry Exists & It’s Pretty Awesome @ Refinery 29

Emoji Poetry Is So (Heart Emoji) (Thumbs Up Emoji) @ Bustle

Awesome Emoji Poems That Are Surprisingly Brilliant @ Design Taxi

Emoji Poems Exist @ Paper Magazine


Reviewed by Jeffrey Hecker @ Tarpaulin Sky Magazine

Reviewed by Carleen Tibbetts @ Sink Review

Selected Essays

Divine Love: On Lesbian Power Ballads & The Wild Heart @ Coldfront Magazine

Home/Birth @ Action Yes Online Quarterly

On Marie Calloway’s What Purpose Did I Serve In Your Life @ Tarpaulin Sky Magazine

Melodrama Is The New New Sincerity @ Montevidayo

Selected Poems

Hyper Green @ Brooklyn Poets

Gentlemen Prefer Bows Over Dinner @ Hyperallergic

To Her Coy Mistress @ The Atlas Review

Mink & Another Mink @ Coconut Poetry

#11 @ [pank]

A French Cock @ The Volta

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