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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 been published in Harper's, The New Republic, Poetry, The Yale Review, The Georgia Review, The Kenyon Review and numerous other places, and have been anthologized and featured on Poetry Daily and The Writer's Almanac with Garrison Keillor. She is also the author of a number of plays including Quasars, which is represented 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, One, 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:
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: November 16, 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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