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Jack Veasey

Author's Bio

I'm a poet, singer, & songwriter; also worked as a journalist, editor, teacher, and radio host. I've had 11 books of poetry published, 2 plays produced, released 2 CDs of original music, and published poems in many magazines and anthologies. I've been giving public readings since the early 1970s.

Publications and Prizes

Books:
Shapely: Selected Formal Poems (The Poet's Press, 2013), Sweet Jesus (Anthology Press, 2003), The Moon in the Nest (Crosstown Books, 2002), A Loving Testimony (Crossing Press, 1995), Tennis with Baseball Bats (Warm Spring Press, 1995)
Anthologies:
Common Wealth (Penn State University Press, 2005)
Journals:
Assaracus, Christopher Street, Experimental Forest, Fledgling Rag, Oxalis Literary Quarterly, Pittsburgh Quarterly
Prizes:
Fellowship, PA Council On The Arts, 1990 2-time honoree of PA State Museum's PENNBOOK Celebration 2010 Pushcart Nominee

Jack Veasey Resume

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Listing last updated: March 16, 2014

More Information

Gives readings?
Yes
Travels for readings?
Yes
Identifies as:
G/L/B/T, Irish American
Prefers to work with:
Seniors
Born in:
Philadelphia, PA
Raised in:
Philadelphia, PA

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