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Amanda Rachelle Warren

Amanda Rachelle Warren

Author's Bio

Amanda Rachelle Warren is a displaced Appalachian. Her poetry has been published most recently in the Sonora Review, Hayden's Ferry Review, Indiana Review, and pacificReview. She is a graduate of Western Michigan University's Doctoral program in English, a former poetry editor for Third Coast, and is currently working as a Lecturer at the University of South Carolina Aiken. She lives in Aiken, SC with her husband, and fellow poet, Roy Seeger.

Publications and Prizes

Chapbooks:
Ritual no.3: For the Exorcism of Ghosts (Stepping Stone Press, 2010)
Journals:
anderbo.com, Beloit Poetry Journal, Broadsided Press, Cimarron Review, Crazyhorse, Diner, Greensboro Review, Hayden's Ferry Review, Indiana Review, LIT, Pacific Review, Quarter After Eight, Ray's Road Review, Riverwind, Santa Clara Review, Sonora Review, Tampa Review, Terminus, The Laurel Review, Thin Air Magazine, Third Coast
Prizes:
• Finalist, Carrie McCray Nickens Fellowship competition for 2010. • Winner, 2009 South Carolina Poetry Initiative Chapbook Competition, Ritual no.3: For the Exorcism of Ghosts, 2010. • Finalist, 14th Annual White Pine Press Poetry Prize Competition, Some Grain of Absolute Among the Trembling, 2009. • Semi-Finalist, University of Wisconsin Press Poetry Series, Some Grain of Absolute Among the Trembling, 2009. • Honorable Mention, 9th Annual Gival Press Oscar Wilde Award, “Boneyfiddle: Floodgate,” 2009. • Honorable Mention, Emerging Writers Contest Winners, Berry College Southern Women Writers Conference, “You Did Not Seem the Boy,” 2009. • Recipient, Wood Institute Travel Grant, F.C. Wood Institute for the History of Medicine at the College of Physicians of Philadelphia, 2009. • Finalist, 2009 Tupelo Press 10th annual First Book Award for Poetry Manuscript, Some Grain of Absolute among the Trembling, Tupelo Press, 2009. • Finalist, 2009 Beatrice Hawley Award for Poetry Manuscript, Some Grain of Absolute among the Trembling. Alice James Books, 2009. • Finalist, 2008 Tupelo Press 9th annual First Book Award for Poetry Manuscript, Ridge-Runner, Tupelo Press, 2008. • Semi-Finalist, 2008 Beatrice Hawley Award for Poetry Manuscript, Ridge-Runner. Alice James Books, 2008. • Finalist, Chicago Poetry Center’s 14th Annual Juried Reading. “Letters”-April 2008. E. Ethelbert Miller, Judge. • Competition Winner, Broadsided Switcheroo II Broadside, “Bird’s Eye/ Mumuration” with Artist Kate Baird—November 1, 2007.

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Listing last updated: January 26, 2013

More Information

Listed as:
Poet
Gives readings?
Yes
Travels for readings?
Yes
Identifies as:
Appalachian, Feminist
Prefers to work with:
Any
Fluent in:
English
Born in:
Columbus, OH
Raised in:
Columbus, OH

Reviews, Recordings, and Interviews

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