Jane Cassady

704 Allen Street
Syracuse, NY 13210
(315) 690-9125

Author's Bio

Jane Cassady recently collaborated on a CD with indie-pop musician Gregg Yeti under the band name The Suddenly Nervous. She has appeared in The November 3rd Club, The Comstock Review, Valley of the Contemporary Poets, and others. She's featured at such venues as Louder Arts in NYC, Valley Contemporary Poets in Los Angeles, and Poet's Asylum in Worcester, MA. She works in the Afterschool Program at Germantown Beacon in Philadelphia,PA, where she spends lots of time with craft supplies and optimistic little faces.

Publications and Prizes

A Light Wallflower Panic
(Turtle Ink Press, 2008)
, An Awkward Kind of Faith
(Turtle Ink Press, 2006)
, Forgetting Ted Hughes
(FarStarFire Press, 2000)
, In the Pillow Font
(Inevitable Press, 2000)
, Poems for the Author of Fargo Rock City
(Turtle Ink Press, 2005)
, Young Girl Writing a Love Letter
(Inevitable Press, 2001)
Beyond the Valley of the Contemporary Poets
(VCP Press, 2008)
, Incidental Buildings and Accidental Beauty
(Tebot Bach, 2001)
Comstock Review, Seneca Review

Personal Favorites

What I'm Reading Now: 
An Unfortunate Woman by Richard Braughtigan
What It Is by Lynda Barry
The Wordy Shipmates by Sarah Vowell

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Last updated: Feb 26, 2009