Donna Reis

Phone: 
845-496-5495
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Author's Bio

Books: No Passing Zone (Deerbrook Editions, 2012), Certain (Finishing Line Press, 2012), Dog Shows and Church (Eurydice Press, 2000), & Incantations (Eurydice Press, 1995). Journals: J Journal, Mudfish, The Same, & Zone 3. Anthologies: Killer Verse:Poems of Murder and Mayhem (Everybody's Library Pocket Poets, 2011), Blues for Bill:A Tribute to William Matthews (Akron Series in Poetry, 2005).

Publications and Prizes

Books: 
Dog Shows & Church
(Eurydice Press, 2000)
, Incantations
(Eurydice Press, 1995)
Anthologies: 
Beyond Lament
(Northwestern University Press, 1998)
, Women & Death
(Ground Torpedo Press, 1994)
Journals: 
A Gathering of the Tribes, Cumberland Poetry Review, Lullwater Review, Promethean, Zone 3
Prizes Won: 
Violet Reed Haas Prize, Second Place for 4 consecutive years (Snake Nation Press, 2009, 2010, 2011 & 2012), The City College of New York's Meyer Cohn Essay Award in Literature (2001), & The James Ruoff Memorial Essay Award (2002).

Personal Favorites

What I'm Reading Now: 
The Dream Songs by John Berryman
,
The Heart Is Strange, New Selected Poems by John Berryman
,
What Have You Lost (Anthology) by Poems selected by Naomi Shihab Nye
,
19 Varieties of Gazelle, Poems of the Middle East by Naomi Shihab Nye
,
I've Come This Far To Say Hello by Kurt Brown

More Information

Listed as: 
Poet
Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
Irish American
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Greenwich
Raised in: 
Greenwood Lake, NY
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Last updated: Mar 11, 2015