Lori Jakiela is the author of a memoir, Miss New York Has Everything (Warner), and a poetry collection, The Regulars (Liquid Paper Press). Her essays have appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Chicago Tribune, The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and elsewhere. She lives in Trafford, Pa., the birthplace of the chocolate-covered pickle.
Publications and Prizes
Miss New York Has Everything: A Memoir (Warner Books, 2006)
Red Eye: Poems (Pudding House Publications, 2010), The Regulars (Liquid Paper Press, 2001)
Nerve Cowboy/Liquid Paper Press Poetry Chapbook Prize, the 2009 Gulf Stream Magazine Creative Nonfiction Prize, Outstanding Faculty Award from The University of Pittsburgh-Greensburg.