Jenny Sadre-Orafai

Atlanta, GA

Author's Bio

Jenny Sadre-Orafai is the author of Paper, Cotton, Leather and four chapbooks. Recent poetry has appeared or is forthcoming in Cream City Review, Ninth Letter, Tammy, and Linebreak. Her prose has appeared in The Rumpus, Los Angeles Review, The Toast, and South Loop Review. She is co-founding editor of Josephine Quarterly, a VIDA counter, and an Associate Professor of English at Kennesaw State University.

Publications and Prizes

Paper, Cotton, Leather
(Press 53, 2014)
Contemporary American Women: Our Defining Passages
(All Things That Matter Press, 2009)
, Southern Poetry Anthology, Volume V: Georgia
(Texas A&M University Press, 2012)
, Till the Tide: An Anthology of Mermaid Poetry
(Sundress Publications, 2015)
, Waking Up American: Coming of Age Biculturally
(Seal Press, 2005)
, Women on Poetry: Writing, Revising, Publishing and Teaching
(McFarland & Co., 2011)
Airplane Reading, Atticus Review, Boxcar Poetry Review, Caesura, Cream City Review, DASH Journal, Eleven Eleven, Frigg Magazine, Gargoyle Magazine, H_NGM_N, iO: A Journal of New American Poetry, Linebreak, Literary Mama, Loose Change, Ninth Letter, North Dakota Quarterly, Ouroboros Review, Pank, Poemeleon, Poetry Midwest, Redivider, RHINO, Sixth Finch, South Loop Review, The Bakery, The Los Angeles Review, The Rumpus, THRUSH Poetry Journal
Avoid Disaster
(Dancing Girl Press, 2012)
, Dressing the Throat Plate
(Finishing Line Press, 2012)
, Weed Over Flower
(Finishing Line Press, 2005)
, What Her Hair Says About Her
(H_NGM_N BKS, 2012)

More Information

Listed as: 
Creative Nonfiction Writer, Poet
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Identifies as: 
Iranian American, Mexican
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Last updated: Jun 23, 2016