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Geula Geurts

b. 1989


Geula Geurts is a Dutch-born poet and essayist living in Jerusalem. Her lyric essay, The Beginnings of Fire, was published by CutBank Books (Summer 2021). Her manuscript, Tiny Bones Glowing, was selected as a finalist for the 2021 Wisconsin Poetry Series and was the first runner-up in the 2020 Red Hen Press Benjamin Saltman Award. A Best of the Net nominee, her work has recently appeared in Guesthouse, Spoon River, Indianapolis Review, Pleiades, Salamander, Radar and EcoTheo. She works as a literary agent at the Deborah Harris Agency.

Current City, State, Country

Jerusalem, Israel

Birth City, State, Country

Utrecht, The Netherlands

Published Works

Like Any Good Daughter (Platypus Press, 2016)

The Beginnings of Fire (CutBank Books, 2021)

Current Title

Literary Agent, Deborah Harris Agency

Author Site


Bar Ilan University, Shaindy Rudoff Graduate Program in Creative Writing

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