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Jeanne Powell

Jeanne Powell

Author's Bio

I write and perform poetry, short fiction, nonfiction and very short plays. Much of my work has been published. For ten years I hosted a popular spoken word series in San Francisco, Celebration of the Word. My small press has published 20 poets since 1996. I teach English and social studies to youth and adults. My essays and film reviews are published on sidewalkstv.com. The Red Room literary site is being archived-- https://web.archive.org/web/20140701175534/http://redroom.com/member/jeanne-powell

Publications and Prizes

My Own Silence (Taurean Horn Press, 2014), Word Dancing (Beatitude Press, 2008)
February Voices (Jukebox Press, 1994)
World of Change (New Way Media, 2014), Poets Eleven 2012 (San Francisco Public Library, 2012), Windows & Skylights (Outskirts Press, 2010), Drumvoices Revue, 10th anniversary edition (Drumvoices Revue, 2004)
Caveat Lector, Drumvoices Revue, Haight-Ashbury Literary Journal, Poetry Magazine

Jeanne Powell Resume

Personal Favorites

What I'm Reading Now:
Journals 1952 to 2000 by Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr., Holy Blood, Holy Grail by Leigh, Lincoln and Baigent
Favorite Books:
The Chalice and the Blade by Riane Eisler; The Alchemist by Paul Coelho

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Listing last updated: August 8, 2014

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Identifies as:
African American, Native American
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Born in:
New York, NY
Raised in:
near Detroit, MI

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