Donna Reis

Poet

Phone: 
845-496-5495

Author's Bio

Books: No Passing Zone (Deerbrook Editions, 2012), Certain (Finishing Line Press, 2012), Dog Shows and Church (Eurydice Press, 2000), & Incantations (Eurydice Press, 1995).

Journals: J Journal, Mudfish, The Same, & Zone 3.

Anthologies: Killer Verse:Poems of Murder and Mayhem (Everybody's Library Pocket Poets, 2011), Blues for Bill:A Tribute to William Matthews (Akron Series in Poetry, 2005).

Publications & Prizes

Anthologies:
Beyond Lament (Northwestern University Press, 1998)
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Women & Death (Ground Torpedo Press, 1994)
Books:
Dog Shows & Church (Eurydice Press, 2000)
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Incantations (Eurydice Press, 1995)
Journals:
A Gathering of the Tribes
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Cumberland Poetry Review
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Promethean
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Prizes won: 

Violet Reed Haas Prize, Second Place for 4 consecutive years (Snake Nation Press, 2009, 2010, 2011 & 2012), The City College of New York's Meyer Cohn Essay Award in Literature (2001), & The James Ruoff Memorial Essay Award (2002).

Personal Favorites

What I'm reading now: 
The Dream Songs by John Berryman, The Heart Is Strange, New Selected Poems by John Berryman, What Have You Lost (Anthology) by Poems selected by Naomi Shihab Nye, 19 Varieties of Gazelle, Poems of the Middle East by Naomi Shihab Nye, I've Come This Far To Say Hello by Kurt Brown

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
Irish American
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Greenwich
Raised in: 
Greenwood Lake, NY
New York
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Last update: Mar 11, 2015