Elena Karina Byrne

Montage & painting artist freelance teacher, private chef, reviewer, a Contributing Editor for the Los Angeles Review of Books, Literary Programs Director for The Ruskin Art Club, and Executive Director of AVK ARTS, Elena Karina Byrne is author of The Flammable Bird and Masque (Tupelo Press), the just completed Out of Frame (poetry,) and Voyeur Hour: Poetry, Art and Desire (essays,). Pushcart Prize Winner & Best American Poetry recipient, Elena's work can be found in APR, Volt, Ploughshares, The Paris Review, The Kenyon Review, The Yale Review, Denver Quarterly, Poetry, Tri Quarterly, Diode, and Drunken Boat, among others.