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Ann Tweedy

Author's Bio

Ann loves traveling, especially the strangeness of being an outsider in a tiny town and the disorientation of exploring foreign countries. She’s shy but relishes the rush of doing the things that scare her. While in law school, she studied poetry writing with Robert Hass. She currently teaches law at Hamline University in St. Paul. Her poetry has been widely published in journals and anthologies, including Rattle, Clackamas Literary Review, and Wisconsin Review, and she has been nominated for both a Pushcart Prize and a Best of the Net Award. She also has read in New York City, San Francisco, Seattle, Minneapolis, and elsewhere. tcCreativePress of Los Angeles published her first chapbook in 2010 and Green Fuse Press of Loveland, Colorado published her second chapbook in 2013.

Publications and Prizes

Chapbooks:
White Out (Green Fuse Poetic Arts Association, 2013), Beleaguered Oases (tcCreativePress, 2010)
Anthologies:
Animal Chapbook (Red Bird Chapbooks, 2014), Lawyer Poets and That World We Call Law (Pleasure Boat Studio, 2013), San Diego Poetry Annual, 2012-13 (William Harry Harding--Garden Oak Press, 2013), Meditations on Divine Names - An Anthology (Moonrise Press, 2012), The San Diego Poetry Annual, 2010-11 (William Harry Harding--Garden Oak Press, 2012), Fire on her Tongue: An eBook Anthology of Contemporary Women's Poetry (Two Sylvias Press, 2011), San Diego Poetry Annual 2009-10 (William Harry Harding--Garden Oak Press, 2010), Getting Bi: Voices of Bisexuals Around the World (Bisexual Resource Center, 2009), Visible: A Femmethology Volume One (Homofactus Press, 2009), Visible: A Femmethology Volume Two (Homofactus Press, 2009), 2007 Queer Collection (Flash Fabulist Publishing, 2007), Weathered Pages: The Poetry Pole (Blue Begonia Press, 2005), Bisexuality and Transgenderism: Intersexions of the Others (Haworth Press, 2004), The Drag King Anthology (Haworth Press, 2003)
Journals:
Altered Scale, Anon, Avocet, Avocet: A Journal of Nature Poems, Awakenings Review, Berkeley Poetry Review, Clackamas Literary Review, Crab Creek Review, Damselfly Press, Gertrude, Harrington Lesbian Fiction Quarterly, knock, Lavender Review, Legal Studies Forum, Literary Mama, Mobius: The Journal of Social Change, New Verse News, Pedestal Magazine, QP: queer poetry, Rattle, San Fernando Poetry Journal, San Gabriel Valley Poetry Quarterly, Sea Stories, Sinister Wisdom, Sqajet, Stringtown, Swell, Untitled Country Review, Wisconsin Review, XCP:Streetnotes, Yalobusha Review
Prizes:
Winner, Knock Magazine's 2007 Ecolit Poetry Contest

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Listing last updated: November 12, 2013

More Information

Listed as:
Creative Nonfiction Writer, Poet
Gives readings?
Yes
Travels for readings?
Yes
Identifies as:
Caucasian, Celtic American, G/L/B/T
Prefers to work with:
At Risk Youth, Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual/Transgender
Born in:
MA
Raised in:
Mansfield, MA

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