Jennifer K. Sweeney

Poet

Author's Bio

Jennifer K. Sweeney is the author of two previous books of poetry, How to Live on Bread and Music, winner of the 2009 James Laughlin Award, the Perugia Press Prize, and also nominated for The Poet’s Prize, and Salt Memory, (Main Street Rag Poetry Award). Her poems have been translated into Turkish, included in Oxford and Benchmark textbooks, and published widely in literary journals including American Poetry Review, Poetry Daily, and the 2009 Pushcart Prize anthology.

Publications & Prizes

Anthology:
2009 Pushcart Prize Anthology (Pushcart Press, 2010)
Books:
How to Live On Bread and Music (Perugia Press, 2009)
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Salt Memory (Main Street Rag, 2006)
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Barrow Street
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California Quarterly
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Connecticut River Review
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Connotations
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Crab Orchard Review
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Diner
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Electronic Poetry Review
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Evansville Review
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Haight-Ashbury Literary Journal
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New York Quarterly
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OCHO
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Parthenon West Review
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Ping Pong
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Puerto del Sol
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Quay: A Journal of the Arts
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Red Rock Review
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Runes: A Review of Poetry
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Spillway Magazine
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Spoon River Poetry Review
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Subtropics
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The Ledge
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Water~Stone Review
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Prizes won: 

James Laughlin Award, Perugia Press Prize, Pushcart Prize, Main Street Rag Poetry Award, Elinor Benedict Prize, The Ledge Poetry Prize, two Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Awards

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
Feminist
Born in: 
Manchester
Raised in: 
Tolland, CT
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Last update: Jun 29, 2013