Jehanne Dubrow


Denton, TX

Author's Bio

The daughter of American diplomats, Jehanne Dubrow was born in Italy and grew up in Yugoslavia, Zaire, Poland, Belgium, Austria, and the United States. She is the author of seven poetry collections, including most recently American Samizdat, Dots & Dashes,The Arranged MarriageRed Army Red, and Stateside. She co-edited two poetry anthologies, Still Life with Poem and The Book of Scented Things. She is also the author of a book of creative nonfiction, throughsmoke: an essay in notes. Her eighth collection of poems, Simple Machines, won the Richard Wilbur Poetry Award and will be published by the University of Evansville Press at the end of 2019.

Her poetry, creative nonfiction, and book reviews have appeared in Virginia Quarterly ReviewThe New England Review, The Southern Review, The New York Times Magazine, American Life in Poetry, and on Poetry Daily and Verse Daily. She is an Associate Professor of creative writing at the University of North Texas.

Publications & Prizes

Dots & Dashes (Southern Illinois University Press, 2017)
The Arranged Marriage (University of New Mexico Press, 2015)
Red Army Red (Northwestern University Press, 2012)
Stateside (Northwestern University Press, 2010)
From the Fever-World (Washington Writers' Publishing House, 2009)
The Hardship Post (Three Candles Press, 2009)
The Promised Bride (Finishing Line Press, 2007)
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The Hudson Review
The New Republic
Verse Daily
Prizes won: 

Alice Fay Di Castagnola Award from the Poetry Society of America; Adrienne Rich Award for Poetry; Crab Orchard Series Open Competition Award; Diode Editions Book Contest; the Mississippi Review Prize in Poetry; Towson University Prize for Literature; Individual Artist's Award from the Maryland State Arts Council; Walter E. Dakin Fellowship and Howard Nemerov Poetry Scholarship from the Sewanee Writers' Conference; Sosland Foundation Fellowship from the Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum.

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Last update: May 03, 2019