Jack Veasey

37-A W 2nd Street
Hummelstown, PA 17036

Author's Bio

I'm a poet, singer, & songwriter; also worked as a journalist, editor, teacher, and radio host. I've had 11 books of poetry published, 2 plays produced, released 2 CDs of original music, and published poems in many magazines and anthologies. I've been giving public readings since the early 1970s.

Publications and Prizes

A Loving Testimony
(Crossing Press, 1995)
, Shapely: Selected Formal Poems
(Poet's Press, 2013)
, Sweet Jesus
(Anthology Press, 2003)
, Tennis with Baseball Bats
(Warm Spring Press, 1995)
, The Dance That Begins And Begins: Selected Poems
(Poet's Press, 2015)
, The Moon in the Nest
(Crosstown Books, 2002)
Common Wealth
(Penn State University Press, 2005)
Assaracus, Christopher Street, Experimental Forest, Fledgling Rag, Oxalis Literary Quarterly, Pittsburgh Quarterly
Prizes Won: 
Fellowship, PA Council On The Arts, 1990 2-time honoree of PA State Museum's PENNBOOK Celebration 2010 Pushcart Nominee

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G/L/B/T, Irish American
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Philadelphia, PA
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Last updated: Jan 02, 2015