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Janet Hamill

Author's Bio

Presently enrolled in MFA Poetry Program at New England College, Henniker, VT. Author of five books of poetry - Troublante, The Temple, Nostalgia of the Infinite, Body of Water. First collection of short fiction, Tales from the Eternal Café, was released on February 11, 2014

Publications and Prizes

Books:
Body of Water (Bowery Books, 2008), Bowery Women: Poems (Bowery Books, 2006), Nostalgia of the Infinite (Ocean View Books, 1992), The Temple (Telephone Books, 1980)
Anthologies:
Maintenant6 (Three Rooms Press, 2014), The Understanding Between Foxes and Light (great weather for MEDIA, 2013)
Journals:
Cafe Review
Performances:
Genie of the Alphabet (2003), Flying Nowhere (2000), Lowell Celebrates Kerouac, Meltdown Festival, Latitude Festival (2006), Bowery Poetry Club (2005)
Prizes:
Joel Oppenheimer Scholarship, NEC MFA, One Voice, Poets & Writers

Personal Favorites

What I'm Reading Now:
Against Expression by Dworkin & Goldsmith, Pataphysics by Christian Bok, Edges of Water by Maureen Owen, The Prose Poem by Michael Benedikt, Cambridge Companion to German Romantacism by Nicholas Saul
Favorite Books:
Flowers of Evil White Buildings Gypsy Ballads Eunoia
Favorite Authors:
Baudelaire, Rimbaud, Mallarme, Apollinaire, Hart Crane, Caesar Vallejo, Pablo Neruda

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Listing last updated: April 30, 2014

More Information

Listed as:
Fiction Writer, Poet, Spoken Word Artist
Gives readings?
Yes
Travels for readings?
Yes
Identifies as:
European American
Prefers to work with:
Any
Born in:
Jersey City, NY
Raised in:
New Milford, NJ

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