Kristen Tomanocy

Biography:

Kristen Tomanocy is a feminist who loves good poetry, white wine, big earrings and having her hair called a "lioness mane."

She is the winner of the 2007 Bright Hill Press Poetry Competition in Oneonta, NY in the Nature Category. Her poetry is featured in Static and Other Lungless Things, a Penmanship Press book featuring The Intangible Collective.

In 2009 Kristen was the first ever female to become the SUNY Oneonta Grand Slam Champion.

Kristen has featured her poetry at the Cafe Connection in Norwich, NY, and alongside T.J. Natole in their duo group "The Paroled Fable Thieves" at the 2009 SUNY Binghamton Grand Slam.

She was a member of the 2008 SUNY Oneonta Poetry Slam Team; the Northeast Regional Poetry Slam Champions and Ranked 4th in the Nation at the ACUI Collegiate National Poetry Slam in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

She is also the President of the SUNY Oneonta Poetry Slam Association and coached the 2009 SUNY Oneonta Poetry Slam team, ranking second place in the Northeast Regional Poetry Slam and competing at the ACUI Collegiate National Poetry Slam in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Kristen is now a member of the 2010 SUNY Oneonta Poetry Slam Team, ranking second place in the Northeast Regional Poetry Slam, second place at the New Paltz Wade-Lewis Invitational Slam, and competing at the ACUI Collegiate National Poetry Slam in Boston, Massachusetts.

E-Mail:
kristen@intangiblecollective.com

Blog:
nomakeup.tumblr.com

Myspace:
www.myspace.com/nomakeuppoetry