Tara Skurtu is an American poet, teacher, and international public speaker based in Bucharest. A two-time U.S. Fulbright grantee and recipient of two Academy of American Poets prizes and a Robert Pinsky Global Fellowship in Poetry, her poems are published internationally and translated into ten languages. Tara is the author of the chapbook Skurtu, Romania and the full poetry collection The Amoeba Game.
Before moving to Romania, Tara led corporate seminars on creativity and writing, worked at the Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics at Harvard University and at Boston University, where she was a lecturer in creative writing and taught composition to incarcerated students through BU’s Prison Education Program. At present, she leads creativity seminars and creative writing workshops for individuals, small groups, and companies.
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