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Janet Hamill

Author's Bio

Completed MFA in Creative Writing: Poetry in June 2014, 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. Professional tutor for English Department Writing Center at SUNY Orange, Middletown, NY.

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:
Lowell Celebrates Kerouac, Meltdown Festival, Latitude Festival (2006), Bowery Poetry Club (2005), Genie of the Alphabet (2003), Flying Nowhere (2000)
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, The Wind Up Bird Chronicle by Murikami
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: October 28, 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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