Donora Shaw

Poet

Hanover, PA

Author's Bio

Donora Shaw (née Hillard) is the author of the poetry book Jeff Bridges (with illustrations by Goodloe Byron; Cobalt Press, 2016) and several other works of poetry and theory.

Shaw’s poems have been recognized by the Poetry Foundation, Poets House, and The Pushcart Prize, and her work appears in Hint Fiction (W.W. Norton & Company), Hobart, Pedagogy, Women in Clothes (Penguin Random House), and other anthologies and journals as well as on CNN, MSNBC, and WBEZ Chicago (NPR). She lives in her home state of Pennsylvania with her family and is pregnant with a daughter, Merrin.

 

Publications & Prizes

Anthologies:
Women in Clothes (Penguin, 2014)
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Narrative (Discontinuities): Prose Experiments by Younger American Writers (Moria Books, 2013)
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Best of the Web 2010 (Dzanc Books, 2010)
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Hint Fiction (W. W. Norton & Company, 2010)
Books:
Jeff Bridges (with illustrations by Goodloe Byron) (Cobalt Poetry Series, 2016)
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The Aphasia Poems (Solar Luxuriance, 2014)
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Covenant (with Zachary C. Bush) (Gold Wake Press, 2012)
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Theology of the Body (Gold Wake Press, 2010)
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Exhibition (Gold Wake Press, 2008)
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Parapherna (Dancing Girl Press, 2006)
Journals:
Artifice
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Birdfeast
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Conte
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Dusie
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Elimae
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Everyday Genius
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Frigg Magazine
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HER KIND
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Hobart
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Ilk
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Kill Author
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Night Train
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Occulum
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Pank
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Pebble Lake Review
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Revolution John
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Segue
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The Airgonaut
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The Orange Room Review
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Verse Daily
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Wheelhouse
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More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Prefers to work with: 
Adults, At Risk Youth, Disability, Incarcerated individuals, Mental Health, Seniors, Teachers, Teenagers, Veterans
Raised in: 
Back Mountain, PA
Pennsylvania
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Last update: Jul 12, 2021