Jed Myers

Poet

4026 NE 55th St. Suite A
Seattle, WA 98105
Phone: 
206-498-8896

Author's Bio

Born in Philadelphia in 1952 to parents of Eastern European Jewish heritage; studied Creative Writing, emphasis poetry, Tufts University, BA 1974, then medical training, career in psychiatry; settled in Seattle, where he and his wife raised three children; did not seek publication of his poems until the events of September 11th, 2001.

Publications & Prizes

Book:
Watching the Perseids (Sacramento Poetry Center, 2014)
Chapbook:
The Nameless (Finishing Line Press, 2014)
Journals:
Atlanta Review
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Crab Orchard Review
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I-70 Review
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The Citron Review
Prizes won: 

The Mary C. Mohr Editors’ Award, Southern Indiana Review, 2012; Literal Latte Poetry Award, 2013; Sacramento Poetry Center Book Award (for Watching the Perseids), 2013; Longish Poem Award, Blue Lyra Review, 2015

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
Jewish
Prefers to work with: 
Adults
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Philadelphia
Raised in: 
Philadelphia, PA
Pennsylvania
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Last update: Jan 05, 2019