Jenny Sadre-Orafai

Atlanta, GA

Author's Bio

Jenny Sadre-Orafai is the author of Paper, Cotton, Leather and Malak. Her poetry has appeared in Cream City Review, Ninth Letter, The Cortland Review, Hotel Amerika, The Pinch, and other journals. Her prose has appeared in Los Angeles Review, The Rumpus, South Loop Review, Fourteen Hills, The Collagist, and other journals. She is co-founding editor of Josephine Quarterly, Professor of English at Kennesaw State University, and Executive Director of Georgia Writers Association.

Publications and Prizes

Book of Levitations (with Anne Champion)
(Trembling Pillow Press, 2019)
, Malak
(Platypus Press, 2017)
, 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 Literary Journal, Eleven Eleven, Fourteen Hills, Frigg Magazine, Gargoyle Magazine, iO: A Journal of New American Poetry, Linebreak, Literary Mama, Loose Change, Luna Luna Magazine, Ninth Letter, North Dakota Quarterly, Ouroboros Review, Pank, Poemeleon, Poetry Midwest, Redivider, RHINO, Sixth Finch, South Loop Review, Tammy, The Bakery, Collagist, The Collapsar, The Los Angeles Review, The Rumpus, The Tiny, THRUSH Poetry Journal
Avoid Disaster
(Dancing Girl Press, 2012)
, Dressing the Throat Plate
(Finishing Line Press, 2012)
, The Best Man in the World
(Dancing Girl Press, 2017)
, Weed Over Flower
(Finishing Line Press, 2005)

More Information

Listed as: 
Creative Nonfiction Writer, Fiction Writer, Poet
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Identifies as: 
Iranian American, Mexican
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Last updated: Oct 09, 2018