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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

The Dance That Begins And Begins: Selected Poems (The Poet's Press, 2015), 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)
Common Wealth (Penn State University Press, 2005)
Assaracus, Christopher Street, Experimental Forest, Fledgling Rag, Oxalis Literary Quarterly, Pittsburgh Quarterly
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: January 2, 2015

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Gives readings?
Travels for readings?
Identifies as:
G/L/B/T, Irish American
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Born in:
Philadelphia, PA
Raised in:
Philadelphia, PA

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