Dorine Jennette

Poet

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Davis, CA

Author's Bio

Dorine Jennette is the author of Urchin to Follow (The National Poetry Review Press, 2010). Her poems, essays, and reviews have appeared in publications such as Verse Daily, the Journal, Ninth Letter, Puerto del Sol, the New Orleans Review, and the Georgia Review. Originally from Seattle, she earned her MFA from New Mexico State University and her PhD from the University of Georgia. She lives in Suisun City, California.

Publications & Prizes

Anthology:
Breathe: 101 Contemporary Odes (C&R Press, 2009)
Book:
Urchin to Follow (National Poetry Review Press, 2010)
Journals:
Blue Moon Review
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Coconut
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Convergence
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Court Green
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Isotope
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Lunarosity
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Poetry Now
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protestpoems.org
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Red Clay Review
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Sacramento News & Review
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Santa Clara Review
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Sin Fronteras
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Sojourn
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The Broome Review
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Verse Daily
Prizes won: 

The National Poetry Review Book Prize, 2008;
Matt Clark Poetry Prize, New Delta Review, 2007;
The Atlantic Monthly Student Writing Contest, Honorable Mention in Poetry, 2005;
Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Memorial Poetry Prize, Prizewinner, 2005;
Keith Wilson/Joe Somoza Poetry Prize, judged by Jacqueline Osherow, 3rd Prize, 2002;
Keith Wilson/Joe Somoza Poetry Prize, judged by Carl Phillips, 3rd Prize, 2001

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
Feminist
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Seattle
Raised in: 
Seattle, WA
Washington
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Last update: May 02, 2011