Texas Tech University

Jacqueline Kolosov

Kolosov, Jacqueliine


Ph.D. New York University
Office: 433

Kolosov's interests include poetry, creative nonfiction and fiction (literary and young adult). Her poetry collections include Vago and Modigliani's Muse as well as five chapbooks. Her young adult novels are The Red Queen's Daughter, A Sweet Disorder, and Grace from China. She has co-edited 2 anthologies of contemporary women's prose. Her awards include an NEA Literature Fellowship (2008) in Prose. Her poetry, prose, and critical writing have appeared in journals including Poetry, Prairie Schooner, The Southern Review, Orion, The Writer's Chronicle, and The Missouri Review.

Creative Activity


  • Kolosov-Wenthe, J. Quickening (pp. 36). Fox River Grove, IL: White Eagle Coffee House Press. 2008
  • Kolosov-Wenthe, J. Souvenir, Modigliani, Winnow Press, 2005
  • Kolosov-Wenthe, J. Why Plant Bougainvillea, Faberge, Finishing Line Press
  • Kolosov-Wenthe, J. Danish Ocean, Pudding House Press, 2003

Creative Activity

Nonfiction - Anthology

  • Kolosov-Wenthe, J., "Marked by Scars", Melbourne, Australia.

Nonfiction - Print Journal

  • Kolosov-Wenthe, J., "Other People's Clothes", Under the Sun, Tennessee Technological, Cookeville, TN.
  • Kolosov-Wenthe, J., "The Ekphrastic Poem: A Grounded Instance of Seeing", The Writers Chronicle, George Mason University, DC, US.
  • Kolosov-Wenthe, J., "The World According to My Daughter", Windhover, Mary Hardin University, Texas. Poetry - Anthology (Accepted)
  • Kolosov-Wenthe, J., "Guardian, Shelter, Refrain", Salmon Poetry Press, County Clare, Ireland. Poetry - Print Journal (Accepted)
  • Kolosov-Wenthe, J., "Incarnate", Waterstone Review, St. Paul, MN.
  • Kolosov-Wenthe, J., "Valentine", Poetry East, Chicago, IL.

Short Fiction - Anthology

  • Kolosov-Wenthe, J., "Forsythia", Persea Books, New York, NY US.

Nonfiction - Print Journal

  • Kolosov-Wenthe, J., "Into History: A New Terrain of Contemporary Women's Poetry", Missouri Review, St. Louis, MO.

Poetry - Print Journal

  • Kolosov-Wenthe, J., ""Impasse of Angels" "MiSe"", Cave Wall, South Carolina.

Other (Accepted)

  • Kolosov-Wenthe, J. In Maria Schamas Turner (Ed.), Facing It. Montreal: Carte Blanche. (2012).
  • Kolosov-Wenthe, J. In Brianna Van Dyke (Ed.), Snow in April (pp. 3). Fort Collins, Colorado: Ruminate.
  • Kolosov-Wenthe, J. In Martha Serpas (Ed.), Bottle Tree (pp. 1). Houston, Texas: Mutabalis Press, Improbable Worlds (Anthology of Texas and Louisiana Poets.
  • Kolosov-Wenthe, J. In Search of Rest. Memphis, Tennessee: Under the Sun. (2011).
  • Kolosov-Wenthe, J. The Ekphrastic Poem: A Grounded Instance of Seeing. George Mason University, Maryland: The Writer's Chronicle.
  • Kolosov-Wenthe, J. In Katherine Durham Oldnixon (Ed.), Little Girl in Blue (vol. 32, pp. 140). Austin, Texas: Borderlands. (2009).
  • Kolosov-Wenthe, J. In Joanna Beth Tweedy (Ed.), Memory of Blue, Rain's Offering, Teaspoon (1st ed.,vol. 2, pp. 150). Springfield, IL: Quiddity: International Literary Journal & Public Radio-Program. (2009).
  • Kolosov-Wenthe, J. In Rhett Iseman Trull (Ed.), Mi Se, Impasse of Angels (5th ed., vol. Winter/Spring, pp. 100). Greensboro, NC: Cave Wall. (2009).



  • Kolosov-Wenthe, J., Reading of My Creative Work, San Angelo State University, San Angelo, Texas, "Poetry and Fiction Reading," State. (October 18, 2010).


  • Bauer, C. (Presenter & Author), Covington, D. (Presenter & Author), Kolosov-Wenthe, J. (Presenter & Author), Patterson, L. (Presenter & Author), Poch, J. (Presenter & Author), Wenthe, W. (Presenter & Author)
  • Associated Writing and Writing Programs, Associated Writing and Writing Programs, Denver, CO, "Texas Tech Creative Writing Faculty Reading," National, Peer Reviewed/Refereed. (April 8, 2010).



  • Literature Fellowship, National Endowment for the Arts, 2008
  • Humanities Initiative, Texas Tech University, 2007
  • Humanities Initiative, Texas Tech University, 2006
  • The Red Queen's Daughter, Texas State Reading Association Honor Book, 2008
  • First Prize Winner, White Eagle Coffee House Press Chapbook Award for Quickening, 2007
  • First Prize Winner, Winnow Press Chapbook Award for Souvenir, Modigliani, 2004


  • Kolosov-Wenthe, J., "The Red Queen's Daughter", Pegasus Yayinlari, Instanbul, Turkey.
    Red Queens Daughter
  • Kolosov-Wenthe, J., "A Sweet Disorder", Hyperion, New York, NY. Poetry - Anthology
    A Sweet Disorder
  • Kolosov-Wenthe, J., "Poetry Handbook". Poetry
  • Kolosov-Wenthe, J., "Modigliani's Muse", Turning Point Books/WordTech, Cincinnati, OH.
    Modiglianis Muse


  • Kolosov-Wenthe, J. In H Palmer Hall (Ed.), Hourglass (pp. 45). San Antonio, Texas: Pecan Grove Press. (Forthcoming, 2013)
  • Kolosov-Wenthe, J. In Jessie Lendennie (Ed.), Memory of Blue (pp. 90). Salmon Poetry. (Forthcoming, 2013)
  • Kolosov-Wenthe, J. (2008). In Jacqueline Kolosov & Kirsten Sundberg Lunstrum (Ed.), The Sincerest Form  of Flattery: Contemporary Women Writers on Forerunners in Fiction (pp. 350). Lewiston, Idaho: Lewis Clark Press, 2008
  • Kolosov-Wenthe, J. Vago, Lewis-Clark, 2007
  • Kolosov-Wenthe, J. Grace from China, Yeong & Yeong, 2005
    Grace from China
  • Kolosov-Wenthe, J. Writing on the Wind: An Anthology of Texas Women Writers, TTU Press, 2004