Jessy Randall

Tutt Library Special Collections 1021 N. Cascade Ave.
Colorado Springs, CO 80903
Phone: 
719-389-6668

Author's Bio

Jessy Randall grew up in Rochester, NY, where the sky is almost always a pale shade of gray. She has an AB from Columbia University and an MLS from UNC-Chapel Hill and is now the Curator of Special Collections at Colorado College, where she co-teaches a half-credit course in the history and future of the book. She lives in Colorado Springs with her family.

Publications and Prizes

Books: 
A Day in Boyland
(Ghost Road Press, 2007)
, Injecting Dreams into Cows
(Red Hen Press, 2012)
, Interruptions: Collaborative Poems
(Pecan Grove Press, 2011)
, The Wandora Unit
(Ghost Road Press, 2009)
Journals: 
Antietam Review, Many Mountains Moving, McSweeney's, Mudfish, Painted Bride Quarterly, Rattle, Sentence, West Wind Review
Chapbook: 
Because Mona is the Psychiatric Hospital
(Pudding House Publications, 2005)
, Broken Heart Diet
(Unicorn Press, 2006)
, Slumber Party at the Aquarium
(Unicorn Press, 2004)
Prizes Won: 
Denise Pomeraning Memorial Enrichment Grant, 2011; Pikes Peak Arts Council Grants, 2011 and 2009; Colorado Book Award finalist, 2007; Brain, Child essay contest Honorable Mention, 2002; The Nation poetry contest semi-finalist, 1999.

Reviews, Recordings, and Interviews

More Information

Listed as: 
Poet
Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
Feminist
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Hornell
Raised in: 
Rochester, NY
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Last updated: May 03, 2013