Renee Ashley

Ringwood, NJ 07456

Publications and Prizes

Basic Heart, Winner of the X. J. Kennedy Poetry Prize
(Texas Review Press, 2009)
, Because I Am the Shore I Want to Be the Sea
(Subito Press, University of Colorado, Boulder, 2013)
, Salt
(University of Wisconsin Press, 1991)
, Someplace Like This
(Permanent Press, 2003)
, The Revisionist's Dream
(Avocet Press, 2001)
, The Various Reasons of Light
(Avocet Press, 2018)
, The Verbs of Desiring
(New American Press, 2010)
, The View from the Body
(Black Lawrence Press, 2016)
Breaking Up Is Hard to Do
(Crossing Press, 1994)
, Dog Music
(St. Martin's Press, 1996)
, Letters to the World
(Red Hen Press, 2008)
, Notre Dame Review: The First Ten Years
(Notre Dame University Press, 2006)
, Poets on Prozac: Essays on Psychiatric Treatment and the Creative Process
(Johns Hopkins University Press, 2008)
, Prayers to Protest: Poems that Center and Bless Us
(Puddinghouse Press, 1998)
, Pushcart Prize XXIV
(Pushcart Press, 1999)
, Sunken Garden Poetry
(Wesleyan University Press, 2012)
, The Book of Worst Meals: 25 Authors Write about Terrible Culinary Experiences
(Serving House Books, 2010)
, The Breath of Parted Lips, Vol 2
(CavanKerry Press, 2004)
, The Poets of New Jersey: From Colonial to Contemporary
(Jersey Shore Publications, 2005)
, Touching Fire: Erotic Writings by Women
(Carroll & Graf, 1989)
, What's a Nice Girl Like You...?
(Crossing Press, 1992)
, Writers on the Job
(Web del Sol Online Chapbooks, 2005)
, Writers on the Job: Tales of the Non-Writing Life
(Hopewell Publications, 2008)
, Writing Poems
(Harper Collins, 1995)
5 A.M., American Literary Review, American Voice, American Writing, Androgyne, Antioch Review, Arts & Letters, AWP Chronicle, Barrow Street, Bellevue Literary Review, Black Warrior Review, Blackbird, BOMBlog, California Quarterly, California State Poetry Quarterly, Caprice, Carolina Quarterly, Chautauqua, Chelsea, Clay Palm Review, Colorado Review, Columbia Journal, Columbia Poetry Review, Connecticut Review, Connotation Press, Crab Orchard Review, Crazyhorse, Creeping Bent, Diner, Edison Literary Review, Field, Fulcrum, Greensboro Review, Harvard Review, Hayden's Ferry Review, Heliotrope, Indiana Review, Iodine Poetry Journal, Iris, IthacaLit, Kenyon Review, Lips, Mad Poets Review, Many Mountains Moving, Margie, Masthead, Mead: The Magazine of Literature & Libations, Mid-American Review, Mississippi Review, Nebraska Review, Negative Capability, New England Review, Nightsun, North Atlantic Review, Notre Dame Review, Oxalis Literary Quarterly, Paterson Literary Review, Pif Magazine, Pivot, Pleiades, Poemeleon, Poet Lore, Poetry, Poetry for the Masses, Press, Sacred Fire, Schuylkill Valley Journal, Serving House Journal, Solo, South Coast Poetry Journal, Southern Poetry Review, Swallow's Tale, Sycamore Review, The American Voice, The Drunken Boat, The Journal, The Literary Review, Tiferet: A Journal of Spiritual Literature, U.S. 1 Worksheets, Vega, Verse Daily, Western Humanities Review, Widener Review, Wild River Review, Wings
The Museum of Lost Wings
(Hill-Stead Museum, 2006)

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Creative Nonfiction Writer, Fiction Writer, Poet
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Palo Alto
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Redwood City, CA
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Last updated: Aug 24, 2016