Jamie Lynn Heller

Lenexa, KS 66215

Author's Bio

I have two young girls, the perfect spouse, a high school teaching career I love, a dog that plays fetch, and I get to write. It’s a productive day when I can squeeze in a half hour or so to devote to poetry. Additional pieces appear in KC Parent Magazine June 2010, September 2010, KC Baby Magazine Fall 2012, Kansas City Voices Magazine 2011, The Whirlybird Anthology of Kansas City Writers, To the Stars Through Difficulties: A Kansas Regna in 150 Voices, and at the KansasPoets.com site, Earth's Daughters, Iodine Poetry Journal, Blueline: A Literary Magazine, Zingara Poetry Review, and Paddock Review.

Publications and Prizes

Books: 
Buried in the Suburbs
(Woodley Press, 2018)
Journals: 
805 Lit + Art, Avocet: A Journal of Nature Poems, Burningword Literary Journal, Flint Hills Review, Gargoyle Magazine, I-70 Review, Kudzu House Quarterly, Little Balkans Review, Main Street Rag, Mom Egg Review, Mothers Always Write, Noctua Review, Prairie Schooner, The Storyteller, Whistling Shade, Wilderness House Literary Review, Words Dance, Written River
Chapbooks: 
Domesticated
(Finishing Line Press, 2015)
Prizes Won: 
Whispering Prairie Press Writing Contest Honorable Mention Poetry 2012.  Honorable Mention, Kansas Voices Contest 2011 and 2017.  Pushcart Prize Nominee:  Little Balkans Review 2014. 805 Lit +Art Journal 2016 Best of the Net Nominee

More Information

Listed as: 
Poet
Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
Caucasian
Prefers to work with: 
Adults, At Risk Youth, Naturalists/Environmentalists, Teachers, Teenagers
Fluent in: 
English
Raised in: 
Kansas City
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Last updated: May 31, 2018