Abi Pollokoff

b. 1991

Current City, State, Country

Seattle, Washington, USA

Birth City, State, Country

Chicago, Illinois, USA


Abi Pollokoff is a Seattle-based writer, editor, and book artist with work found in Palette Poetry, The Seventh Wave, EcoTheoDenver Quarterly, and Guernica, among others. She is a 2022 Gatewood Prize finalist, a 2021 Lexi Rudnitsky First Book Prize semifinalist, and a 2019 Omnidawn broadside contest finalist. Her work has been supported by the Jack Straw Cultural Center, Hugo House, Seattle Review of Books, and other organizations. Currently, Abi is the managing editor for Poetry Northwest Editions and a production editor at Girl Friday Productions. She received her MFA from the University of Washington.

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Current Title

Production Editor, Girl Friday Productions; Managing Editor, Poetry Northwest Editions


Tulane University: BA, English, French, Italian; minor: Medieval and Early Modern Studies
University of Washington: MFA, Poetry

Languages of Publication(s) and Poets Translated

French, Italian

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