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Jennifer O'Grady

Author's Bio

Jennifer O'Grady is a poet and playwright. Her book of poetry, WHITE, won the Mid-List Press First Series Award for Poetry and a Greenwall Award from The Academy of American Poets. Her poems have appeared in Harper's, The New Republic, The Writer's Almanac, Poetry, The Yale Review, The Georgia Review and numerous other places, and have been anthologized and featured on Poetry Daily and The Writer's Almanac. A monologue from her latest play Quasars appears in The Best Women's Stage Monologues 2014 (Smith and Kraus) and Best Contemporary Monologues for Women 18-35 (Applause Theatre & Cinema Books).

Publications and Prizes

Books:
White (Mid-List Press, 1999)
Anthologies:
The Book of Irish American Poetry (University of Notre Dame Press, 2007), American Poetry: The Next Generation (Carnegie Mellon University Press, 2000)
Journals:
13th Moon, Antioch Review, Arkansas Review, Colorado Review, Connotation Press: An Online Artifact, Cultural Weekly, Georgetown Review, Georgia Review, Green Mountains Review, Harper's, Hawai'i Review, Kenyon Review, Poetry, Poetry East, Salamander, Seattle Review, Seneca Review, Southern Review, Southwest Review, The New Republic, The Writer's Almanac, Vassar Quarterly, Western Humanities Review, Wisconsin Review, Yale Review
Prizes:
Press First Series Award for Poetry (Mid-List Press), Greenwall Award (Academy of American Poets), Billee Murray Denny Poetry Award, W.K. Rose Fellowship, Pushcart Prize nomination

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Listing last updated: September 13, 2014

More Information

Listed as:
Poet
Gives readings?
Yes
Travels for readings?
Yes
Identifies as:
Irish American, Italian American
Born in:
New York, NY
Raised in:
New York, NY

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