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Judith Werner

Author's Bio

I consider myself a "semi-formalist," writing in forms but not exclusively. I live in the Bronx in New York. I have worked asthe Grants and Gifts Manager for Habitat for Humanity-New York City and taught a poetry workshop at Caring Community. I continue to have poems published in many literary magazines and several anthologies, and have a collection of work on the online formal poetry site at www.hypertexts.com.

Publications and Prizes

A Fierce Brightness (Calyx Books, 2002), Sixteen Voices (Mariposa Press, 1994)
Apostrophe, Asheville Poetry Review, Blue Unicorn, Bridges, Calyx, Chautauqua Literary Journal, Classical Outlook, Comstock Review, Eclectic Literary Forum, Medicinal Purposes, Mid-American Poetry Review, Neovictorian, Rattapallax, Rattle, Slant: A Journal of Poetry, South Dakota Review, Sow's Ear Poetry Review, Sulphur River Literary Review, The Lyric, Yankee Magazine
I have won in the past the Lenore Marshall Poetry Prize, The Academy of American Poets Prize, and a Breadloaf Writer’s Conference Fellowship, and nomination for the Pushcart prize. For The Lyric, I have won Best of Issue Prize, Honorable Mentions, the Ronald J. Kemski Prize, and served as judge in another issue.

Personal Favorites

Favorite Authors:
Mary Oliver, Gerard Manley Hopkins, Shakespeare.

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Listing last updated: February 12, 2014

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Gives readings?
Travels for readings?
Identifies as:
Caucasian, Jewish
Prefers to work with:
Naturalists/Environmentalists, Seniors
Fluent in:
Born in:
New York, NY
Raised in:
Washington, DC

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