Jackie Craven

Schenectady , NY 12308

Author's Bio

Jackie Craven combines a career in journalism with whimsical and often surreal writing for journals such as The Asheville Poetry Review, Chautauqua, Columbia Poetry Review, Mid-American Review, New Ohio Review, Nimrod International Journal, River Styx, Salamander, and Water~Stone Review. Whether writing poetry, fiction, or essays, her work is noted for wry, off-beat humor and an accessible, narrative style. Her publications include books on home decor, articles on architecture and design, travel essays, poetry, and literary commentary. Jackie lives in upstate New York, with extended stays in Northern Virginia and Florida.

Publications and Prizes

Anthologies: 
Creatures of Habitat
(Main Street Rag Publishing Company, 2015)
, Lummox #2
(Lummox Press, 2013)
Journals: 
Asheville Poetry Review, Berkeley Fiction Review, Bohemia, Chautauqua Literary Journal, Existere, Heavy Feather Review, Licking River Review, Limestone, Mid-American Review, New Ohio Review, Nimrod, Pearl Magazine, Pembroke Magazine, Pilgrimage Magazine, Quiddity International Journal , Salamander, SNReview, Stone Canoe, The Fourth River, Undertow Tanka Review, Verdad, Water~Stone Review, YUAN YANG, Zahir
Chapbook: 
Our Lives Became Unmanageable
(Omnidawn Publishing, 2016)
Prizes Won: 
Fabulist Fiction Prize, Omnidawn Publishing / Poetry Contest Honorable Mention, River Styx / Poetry Manuscript Finalist, Autumn House Press / Poetry Contest Finalist, Nimrod Journal / Fineline Award Finalist, Mid-American Review / Concrete Wolf Poetry Chapbook Series Finalist / Missouri Review, Jeffrey E. Smith Editors' Prize Finalist / Columbia: A Journal of Literature and Art Contest Poetry Finalist

More Information

Listed as: 
Poet
Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
G/L/B/T
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Raised in: 
Arlington, VA
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Last updated: Apr 08, 2017