Jack Veasey


37-A W 2nd Street
Hummelstown, PA 17036

Author's Bio

I'm a poet, singer, & songwriter; also worked as a journalist, editor, teacher, and radio host. I've had 11 books of poetry published, 2 plays produced, released 2 CDs of original music, and published poems in many magazines and anthologies. I've been giving public readings since the early 1970s.

Publications & Prizes

Common Wealth (Penn State University Press, 2005)
The Dance That Begins And Begins: Selected Poems (Poet's Press, 2015)
Shapely: Selected Formal Poems (Poet's Press, 2013)
Sweet Jesus (Anthology Press, 2003)
The Moon in the Nest (Crosstown Books, 2002)
A Loving Testimony (Crossing Press, 1995)
Tennis with Baseball Bats (Warm Spring Press, 1995)
Journals: ,
Christopher Street
Experimental Forest
Fledgling Rag
Oxalis Literary Quarterly
Pittsburgh Quarterly
Prizes won: 

Fellowship, PA Council On The Arts, 1990
2-time honoree of PA State Museum's PENNBOOK Celebration
2010 Pushcart Nominee

More Information

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LGBTQ, Irish American
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Philadelphia, PA
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Last update: Jan 02, 2015