Media: charcoal, conte crayon, pen & ink, pastel, graphite and gouache on archival drawing paper.
- Mara Adamitz Scrupe’s poetry collection entitled “& Bless” has been named semi-finalist in the CSU Poetry Center’s prestigious Open Book Poetry Competition held annually by Cleveland State University. August 4, 2017
- Scrupe’s poem “Sunflower Encolpion” has been named 6th place winner in The 2017 Welsh International Poetry Competition; her poem was selected by judge Kathy Miles from over 500 entries submitted by writers from all over the world. August 4, 2017
- Award-winning Eyewear Press (London, UK) has selected Adamitz Scrupe’s manuscript entitled “Magnalia” as a winner in its Lorgnette Series Chapbook Competition. The published book will comprise around 35 pages of new poems addressing the interplay between human societies, the natural environment, and spirituality. Magnalia will be released in November 2017. July 10, 2017
- Mara’s poem “Hard Insulation” is featured in UK literary journal Bare Fiction, Issue 9: http://www.barefictionmagazine.co.uk/…/bare-fiction-magazin… . Two of her poems were recently short listed for the prestigious Fish International Poetry Award (Ireland): http://www.fishpublishing.com/…/23/poetry-short-and-long-li…. and she was named a finalist in the Bellingham Review Literary Contests: http://bhreview.org/…/announcing-winners-bellingham-review…/ June 21, 2017