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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

Anthologies:
A Fierce Brightness (Calyx Books, 2002), Sixteen Voices (Mariposa Press, 1994)
Journals:
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
Prizes:
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

More Information

Listed as:
Poet
Gives readings?
No
Travels for readings?
No
Identifies as:
Caucasian, Jewish
Prefers to work with:
Naturalists/Environmentalists, Seniors
Fluent in:
English
Born in:
New York, NY
Raised in:
Washington, DC

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