Bonnie Jill Emanuel


Author's Bio

Bonnie Jill Emanuel's poems appear or will appear in American Poetry Review, Mid-American Review, SWWIM, Ruminate, Love's Executive Order, The Laurel Review, Night Heron Barks and elsewhere. She holds an MFA in Creative Writing (2020) from The City College of New York, where she received the Jerome Lowell DeJur Award in Creative Writing and the Stark Poetry Prize in Memory of Raymond Patterson. She earned a BA in Creative Writing & Foreign Languages from University of Michigan's Residential College.  Bonnie is a Pushcart Prize nominee and a poetry reader for Bellevue Literary Review. Born in Detroit, she now lives in New York.

Publications & Prizes

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Night Heron Barks
Podium Literary Journal
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What Rough Beast
Prizes won: 

2020 Jerome Lowell DeJur Award in Creative Writing, City College of New York.

2017 Irwin and Alice Stark Poetry Prize in Memory of Raymond Patterson.

Nominated by Midwest Review for the Pushcart Prize.

Finalist in the 2020 and 2021 Slapering Hol Press, Swan Scythe Press, and Two Sylvias Press chapbook contests, and the 2021 Frost Place Fellowship. 

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Last update: Aug 20, 2021