C o u r t n e y  M a n d r y k   born 1979 in Kingston, New York
Schools and Degrees:   * Cranbrook Academy of Art, MFA Visual Art (Fiber) 2005-2007 * University of Michigan, MFA Creative Writing (Poetry) 2003-2005 * Penn State University, BFA Painting/Drawing, BA English, 1997-2002, with honors through the Schreyer Honors College; school marshal of School of Visual Arts, 3.8 GPA * Yale University, Yale/Norfolk Summer Art Program, 2000   Selected Literary Publications: * “Containers that Hold Prayer” forthcoming in Poydras * “Our Bones Like Stars Like Milk” and “To Get Inside Something” forthcoming in Appalachian Heritage * “The Looped Pauses” forthcoming in Epiphany * “On This Sharp Planet with a Water-Balloon Heart” in Boxofjars, Spring 2014 *”Write After Breakfast” in Prism Magazine, December 2013 * “Scrim” Literary Mama, October 2013 * “Dark (40 Weeks)” Adirondack Review, June 2013 * “Folding Space to Bring You Back: 3 poems” in conjunction with Christina P. Day’s exhibit in Napoleon Napoleon Gallery, April 2013 * “Poem to get my brother’s little finger back” and “Poem as My Brother, Gluing the Airplane Back Together,” Listen Up, 2007, guest edited by Peter Markus * “Twin” in Cream City Review, Fall 2007 Volume 31 Number 2 * “Shift” in Cimarron Review, Summer 2007, issue 160 * “60% of Marriages End in Death” and “Poem to Climb a Mountain Bearing Gifts” in Listen Up, 2006, guest edited by Brian Evenson * “[When it rains it pours]” in Southeast Review, Winter 2006/07, volume 24 number 1-2 * “[Trees whipped bare]” in Slope online (slope.org), Spring/Summer 2006, issue 23 * “Daydreams with Ex-wife as Destroyed Dressers” The Diagram at www.thediagram.com issue 5.6 *”Flat” in Writing Ann Arbor: A Literary Anthology , ed. Laurence Goldstein, University of Michigan Press, Spring 2005 *”Flat” and “Light Burden” in Michigan Quarterly Review, Spring 2005   Selected Art Exhibitions: (group shows unless otherwise noted) * solo site-specific installation of photography and poems in Philadelphia, “The Longest Uninterrupted Residential Block,” August 2014 * Zoller Gallery, University Park, PA, “Gesturing into Consciousness,” April 2013 * Black Box Gallery, Portland, OR, “Spinning Yarns,” August 2012 * Rochester Contemporary Art Center, Rochester, NY, “6×6×2008,” June 2008 * Vintage 2 Vogue, Ann Arbor, MI, “Translatlantic,” December 2007 * Cranbrook Academy of Art Graduate Exhibition, Bloomfield Hills, MI, May 2007 * Destination 1111 Gallery, Grand Rapids, MI, “…on your remark,” June 2006 * Forum Gallery, Cranbrook Academy of Art, “all the things I should have said,” January 2006 * Forum Gallery, Cranbrook Academy of Art, “Memorable History and Historic Memory,” November 2005 * Adam and Art Gallery, (solo exhibition), “Objects of a Preposition,” 2001 * Yale Art Gallery, Norfolk, Connecticut, Yale/Norfolk Scholarship Exhibition, June 2000 * Zoller Art Gallery, Penn State University, BFA Show 1999-2001 * Zoller Art Gallery, Penn State University, Juried Show, 2000 * Patterson Gallery, Penn State University, two-person show, 2000   Employment: * Editor, Essay Press, 2014 * Director, Write After Breakfast, writing program for low-income and homeless people, Ann Arbor, Mi, 2008-2012 * Thesis Advisor, University of Michigan School of Art and Design, 2010-2012 * Lecturer, University of Michigan School of English Language and Literature, 2005 * GSI, University of Michigan School of English Language and Literature, 2003-2005   Awards and Honors: * Vermont Studio Center residency, poetry, 2009 *  Merit Scholarship, Cranbrook Academy of Art, 2006 * Gutterman Award for New and Unusual Poetry, U of M, 2005 * Hopwood Creative Writing Poetry Award, U of M, 2004 * Full fellowship to M.F.A. Creative Writing program, U of M, 2003 * School Marshal, School of Visual Arts, PSU, 2001 * Phi Beta Kappa Honors Society, 2001

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