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Donna Reis

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

Dog Shows & Church (Eurydice Press, 2000), Incantations (Eurydice Press, 1995)
Beyond Lament (Northwestern University Press, 1998), Women & Death (Ground Torpedo Press, 1994)
A Gathering of the Tribes, Cumberland Poetry Review, Lullwater Review, Promethean, Zone 3
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).

Donna Reis Resume

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
Favorite Books:
The Catcher in the Rye Search Party, Collected Poems Passing Through, The Later Poems, New & Selected
Favorite Authors:
J. D. Salinger William Matthews Stanley Kunitz

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Listing last updated: March 11, 2015

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Born in:
Greenwich, CT
Raised in:
Greenwood Lake, NY

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