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Joddy Murray

Joddy Murray

Author's Bio

I consider myself a lyrical poet who is not interested in creating a narrative. The poetry that draws me in puts extreme pressure on language itself, bending it, even breaking it at times. I strive to "utter the unutterable."

Publications and Prizes

American Literary Review, Baltimore Review, Berkeley Poetry Review, Cairn, Carquinez Poetry Review, Cider Press Review, Confrontation, Crazyhorse, Distillery, Ducts Magazine, Epicenter, Eureka Literary Magazine, Half Tones to Jubilee, Hampden-Sydney Poetry Review, Hawai'i Review, Hollins Critic, Hubbub, Iodine Poetry Journal, Kiosk, Limestone, Louisville Review, Lumina, Madison Review, Meat Whistle Quarterly, Meridian, Mindprints, Minetta Review, New Orleans Review, Oregon East, Owen Wister Review, Pacific Review, Paper Street, Passages North, Phantasmagoria, Phoebe, Pikeville Review, Plainsongs, Poetry East, Porcupine Literary Arts Magazine, Portland Review, Red Brick Review, River Oak Review, Riversedge, Sanskrit, Spillway Magazine, Spoon River Poetry Review, Sulphur River Literary Review, Talking River Review, Texas Review, The Griffin, West Wind Review, Wisconsin Review, Zone 3
Academy of American Poetry College Prize (1990) Denny Poetry Anthology (Hon Mention)

Joddy Murray Resume

Personal Favorites

What I'm Reading Now:
Sea Change by Jorie Graham, The Ardors by Kathleen Peirce, Present Company by W.S. Merwin
Favorite Authors:
Li Po/Tu Fu, Basho, Rumi, Whitman, Rilke, Stevens, Naruda, Merwin, Graham, Peirce, Lee

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Listing last updated: November 16, 2015

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Born in:
Los Angeles, CA
Raised in:
Grand Junction, CO

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