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Chatham University

MFA Alumni

Robert Garilli

Robert Garilli

Class of 2015

Dakota Garilli serves as Managing Editor and Associate Nonfiction and Poetry Editor for IDK Magazine. He has taught through the Words Without Walls program at the Allegheny County Jail and guest edited The Fourth River’s online “Queering Nature” issue with Michael Walsh. He currently serves as a KEYS AmeriCorps member with Reading is FUNdamental Pittsburgh. Dakota’s work has appeared in Weave, Pretty Owl Poetry, Pittsburgh Poetry Review, and elsewhere. His first chapbook, Call it Something Different, is forthcoming from Seven Kitchens Press in summer 2016.