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Jamie Asaye FitzGerald

Author's Bio

Jamie Asaye FitzGerald is a Los Angeles-based poet from Hawaii. She received her BA in English with a creative writing emphasis from the University of Southern California and an MFA in poetry from San Diego State University, where she taught creative writing, literature, and composition. She also has a background as an advertising copywriter. For over a decade, she has worked for Poets & Writers, where she now directs the California office. In her spare time, she enjoys playing piano and practicing yoga. (Photo credit: Alexis Rhone Fancher)

Publications and Prizes

Anthologies:
Coiled Serpent: Poets Arising from the Cultural Shifts & Quakes in Los Angeles (Tia Chucha Press, 2016), Wide Awake: Poets of Los Angeles & Beyond (Beyond Baroque, 2015), Hunger and Thirst (San Diego City Works Press, 2008), Ariel XXII (Triton College, 2003), One to One: Points of Contact (King County Metro Transit Poetry on Buses, 2001)
Journals:
Cultural Weekly, Literary Mama, LORE, Media Cake, Mom Egg Review, poeticdiversity, Snow Monkey, Speechless the Magazine, The American Poetry Review, Works & Days
Prizes:
Academy of American Poets College Prize, Edward G. Moses Poetry Prize (both, University of Southern California)

Personal Favorites

What I'm Reading Now:
The Story of a New Name by Elena Ferrante, Voyage of the Sable Venus by Robin Coste Lewis
Favorite Authors:
Colette, George Eliot, Ruth Ozeki, Anne Carson, Federico Garcia Lorca, Mary Ruefle, Rainer Maria Rilke, Dorianne Laux, Li-Young Lee, Tomas Transtromer, Lorine Niedecker

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Listing last updated: September 9, 2016

More Information

Listed as:
Poet
Gives readings?
Yes
Travels for readings?
Yes
Identifies as:
Mixed Race
Prefers to work with:
Any
Fluent in:
English, French
Born in:
Honolulu, HI

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