MadHat Press

Karina van Berkum is an editor and poet. She grew up in rural New Hampshire and finds herself returning to the woods. She enjoys writing about family, childhood, queerness, animals, and the wonderful places she’s traveled and worked, including Greenland, South Africa, Slovakia, Peru, and Austria. She was a 2016 Robert Pinsky Poetry Teaching Fellow at Boston University where she received the Hurley Prize in Poetry, and she has taught creative writing at GrubStreet and Boston University. Her work has appeared in publications such as Ploughshares, Five Points, Unlikely Stories, Woven Tales Press, Beltway Poetry Quarterly, The American Journal of Poetry, and Strange Horizons, for which she received a Rhysling Award nomination for outstanding poetry. Karina now lives in Vermont where she is the Editorial Project Coordinator for MIT Sloan Management Review and the co-editor of SpoKe, a poetry annual. Warren is her first book. 

a poetry collection by Karina van Berkum,
is now available from MadHat Press.


MadHat Press is a leading publisher of unique and vital contemporary poetry, fiction, nonfiction, and criticism.

MadHat Press seeks to foster the work of writers and poets: explosive, lyrical, passionate, deeply wrought voices that stretch the boundaries of language, narrative and image, vital and enduring literary voices that sing on the page as well as in the mind.

Contact Us
phone: (617) 821-1915

Mailing Address:
PO Box 422
Cheshire MA 01225