Kristy Odelius

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Kristy Odelius's reviews, articles and poems have appeared in Chicago Review, Notre Dame Review, ACM, Versal, Combo, Moria, Diagram, Pavement Saw, La Petite Zine and others. Her work has been anthologised in The City Visible: Chicago Poetry for the New Century, a new volume from Cracked Slab books. She is Assistant Professor of English at North Park University, where she teaches poetry and British Romantic literature.

Odelius grew up in Columbia, MD — outside of Washington, D.C. — but has lived in Chicago, IL for over a decade. She lived in Jönköping, Sweden in 2005, and has an interest in contemporary Swedish poetry.

Strange Trades is her first full-length collection of poems.

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