Jennifer Barber


48 Ackers Avenue
Brookline, MA 02445

Author's Bio

Jennifer Barber is the author of VENDAVAL in TAKE THREE 3: AGNI NEW POETS SERIES (Graywolf Press, 1998); RIGGING THE WIND (Kore Press, 2003), GIVEN AWAY (Kore Press, 2012), and WORKS ON PAPER (The Word Works, 2016). She is founding editor of the literary journal SALAMANDER in Boston, MA. Her poetry has appeared in THE NEW YORKER, HARVARD DIVINITY BULLETIN, ORION, UPSTREET, JEWISH DAILY FORWARD, elsewhere.

Publications & Prizes

Works on Paper (Word Works, 2016)
Given Away (Kore Press, 2012)
Rigging the Wind (Kore Press, 2003)
Prizes won: 

Isabella Gardner Fellowship, MacDowell Colony; 2015 Tenth Gate Prize; Pushcart Prize; Anna Davidson Rosenberg Award; Heinrich Boll Cottage Residency; St. Botolph Grant; Kore Press First Book Award

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Born in: 
Weymouth, MA
Raised in: 
Newton, MA
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Last update: May 13, 2020