Jennifer Dempsey

Cheyenne, WY

Author's Bio

Jennifer Dempsey lives in Cheyenne, Wyoming, where she directs the Learning Commons at Laramie County Community College. A graduate of University of Maryland's MFA program and 2014 Artist-in-Residence at Acadia National Park, she has worked on several literary journals, including Sakura Review and Third Coast. When she is not working, Jennifer climbs mountains and travels across the US, Asia, and Europe, continuing her research and poetry on the relationship between land and myth.

Publications and Prizes

Bellingham Review, Long River Run, O! Tempora, Pebble Lake Review, Poet Lore, Prick of the Spindle, Redactions, Ruminate, The Monongahela Review, Santa Clara Review
Prizes Won: 
2nd Place, 2018 Wyoming Writers, Inc. Writing Contest; Finalist in Ruminate Magazine's 2011 Janet B. McCabe Poetry Prize (Judged by Naomi Shihab Nye)

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Romeo, MI
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Last updated: Apr 27, 2018