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Karisma Price, Tulane University

Karisma Price
Norman Mayer 200C


MFA, Creative Writing, New York University, 2019BA, Creative Writing, Columbia University, 2017


Karisma Price is an Assistant Professor of English at Tulane University. A poet, screenwriter, and media artist, she is also the author of I'm Always So Serious (Sarabande Books, 2023).

Karisma's work has appeared in publications including PoetryIndiana Review, Four Way Reviewwildness, Adroit Journal. She is a Cave Canem Fellow, was a finalist for the 2019 Manchester Poetry Prize, and was awarded the 2020 J. Howard and Barbara M. J. Wood Prize from the Poetry Foundation.

A native New Orleanian, she holds an MFA in poetry from New York University—where she was a Writers in the Public Schools Fellow.