Donora A. Rihn

Portage Lakes, OH

Author's Bio

Donora A. Rihn is the author of The Marriage of Heaven and Hell: An Election Cycle (with Andrew Rihn; Moria Books/Locofo Chaps, 2017), Jeff Bridges (with illustrations by Goodloe Byron; Cobalt Press, 2016), The Plagiarist (NEA, 2015), The Aphasia Poems (S▲L, 2014), and several other books and chapbooks of poetry and theory. Rihn’s work often appears in Hint Fiction (W.W. Norton & Company), Hobart, Pedagogy, Women in Clothes (Penguin Random House), and other anthologies and journals, and she frequently performs her work across the United States. She lives in a tiny house in the Portage Lakes area with her husband and their two rescue dogs.

Publications and Prizes

Covenant (with Zachary C. Bush)
(Gold Wake Press, 2012)
, Exhibition
(Gold Wake Press, 2008)
, Jeff Bridges (with illustrations by Goodloe Byron)
(Cobalt Poetry Series, 2016)
, Parapherna
(Dancing Girl Press, 2006)
, The Aphasia Poems
(Solar Luxuriance, 2014)
, The Marriage of Heaven and Hell: An Election Cycle (with Andrew Rihn)
(Moria Books, 2017)
, Theology of the Body
(Gold Wake Press, 2010)
Best of the Web 2010
(Dzanc Books, 2010)
, Hint Fiction
(W. W. Norton & Company, 2010)
, Narrative (Discontinuities): Prose Experiments by Younger American Writers
(Moria Books, 2013)
, Women in Clothes
(Penguin, 2014)
, Women in Clothes
(Penguin, 2014)
Artifice, Birdfeast, Cobalt Review, Conte, diode, Dusie, Elimae, Everyday Genius, Frigg Magazine, HER KIND, Hobart, Ilk, Interrupture, Kill Author, Monkeybicycle, NANO Fiction, Night Train, Occulum, Pank, Pebble Lake Review, Revolution John, Segue, Sixth Finch, Spork, The Airgonaut, The Collagist, The Orange Room Review, The Pedestal Magazine, Verse Daily, Wheelhouse, Wigleaf

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Prefers to work with: 
Adults, At Risk Youth, Mentally Ill, People with Disabilities, Prisoners, Seniors, Teachers, Teenagers, Veterans
Raised in: 
Back Mountain, PA
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Last updated: Feb 15, 2018