Nina Karacosta is an actor and poet. Born in Athens, Greece she moved to London, to New York City and then in 2009 to Paris. Since 2003 she has studied with many exuberant living poets (Ann Waldman, Alice Notley, Marge Piercy, Simon Pettet, Sparrow) at the Poetry Project and the Poets House in New York. Work of hers has appeared in Pomegranate Seeds: An Anthology of Greek-American Poetry, Best of Stain Anthology, Surreal-zine, The Melancholy Dane, The Smoking book, Upstairs at Duroc, Ditch, Upstart, issue.Zero, Tears in the Fence, Core, can can, Big Bridge, Shearsman magazine. She is a poetry editor at Upstairs at Duroc. Her chapbook “Previous Vertigos” as well as its French translation by Anne Talvaz “Vertiges Précédents” are published by Corrupt Press. She is currently working on a collaborative collection called “kaleidograph” with Irish poet Anamaria Crowe Serrano.
SpokenWord’s theme this Monday is HAUNTED.