Jennifer Martelli

Poet

35 Ruby Avenue
Marblehead, MA 01945
Phone: 
781-248-2940
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Author's Bio

Jennifer Martelli is the author of My Tarantella (Bordighera Press), as well as the chapbook, After Bird (Grey Book Press, winner of the open reading, 2016). Her work has appeared in Verse Daily, The Bitter Oleander, Tinderbox Poetry Journal, and Iron Horse Review (winner, Photo Finish contest). Jennifer Martelli is the recipient of the Massachusetts Cultural Council Grant in Poetry. She is co-poetry editor for The Mom Egg Review.

Publications & Prizes

Book:
My Tarantella (Bordighera Press, 2018)
Prizes won: 

Massachusetts Cultural Council Grant in Poetry, 2000

Lindenwood Review Prose Poetry Prize, winner, 2016

Map Literary, Rachel Wetzseon Prose Chapbook Contest, first runner-up, 2016

Grey Book Press Chapbooks, Open Reading, winner, After Bird, 2017

Iron Horse Literary Review, Photofinish Contest, winner, 2019

Personal Favorites

Favorite authors: 
Marie Howe, Laura Jensen, Elizabeth Bishop
What I'm reading now: 
All Its Charms by Keetje Kuipers

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
Italian American
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Boston, MA
Massachusetts
Raised in: 
Revere, MA
Massachusetts
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Last update: Dec 01, 2019