Carlina Duan's forthcoming collection of poems, Alien Miss, has received honorable mention from the Brittingham and the Felix Pollack Prizes in Poetry, awarded by the University of Wisconsin Press.


Carlina is the author of I Wore My Blackest Hair and a PhD student in the U-M Joint Program of English and Education.She directs a short-story workshop for young writers at Neutral Zone, a youth center for creative arts in Ann Arbor.