Lorene Delany-Ullman

Newport Beach, CA 92660

Author's Bio

Lorene Delany-Ullman’s book of prose poems, Camouflage for the Neighborhood, was the winner of the 2011 Sentence Award, and published by Firewheel Editions (December 2012). She recently published her poetry and creative nonfiction in Santa Monica Review, TAB: The Journal of Poetry & Poetics, Prime Number, Stymie, Sports Literate, Lunch Ticket, AGNI 74 and Warscapes. Her poems have been included in anthologies such as Beyond Forgetting: Poetry and Prose about Alzheimer’s Disease (Kent State University Press, 2009) and Alternatives to Surrender (Plain View Press, 2007), and is forthcoming in the anthology Bared (Les Femmes Folles Books, 2016). She works in collaboration with artist, Jody Servon, on Saved: Objects of the Dead, a photographic and poetic exploration of the human experience of life, death, and memory, which considers how memories of the dead become rooted in ordinary objects, and how those objects convey memories of the deceased to the living. Delany-Ullman teaches composition at the University of California, Irvine.

Publications and Prizes

Camouflage for the Neighborhood
(Firewheel Editions, 2013)
Alternatives to Surrender: A Cancer Survivor Anthology
(Plain View Press, 2007)
, Beyond Forgetting: Poetry and Prose about Alzheimer's Disease
(Kent State University Press, 2010)
, Check the Rhyme: An Anthology of Female Poets & Emcees
(Lit Noire Publishing, 2006)
Agni, Burnside Review, Chaparral, Colere, Crab Creek Review, Elixir, Harpur Palate, Identity Theory, Naugatuck River Review, Pacific Review, Perihelion, Platte Valley Review, Prime Number Magazine, Sea Stories, Sport Literate, TAB: The Journal of Poetry & Poetics, The Fourth River, Upstreet, Vermilion Literary Project, Versal, Warscapes, Washington Square, Zocalo Public Square
Prizes Won: 
2011 Sentence Award for Camouflage for the Neighborhood, a book of prose poems

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Newport Beach
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Costa Mesa, CA
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Last updated: May 27, 2016