Jo Angela Edwins

Poet

Francis Marion University P. O. Box 100547
Florence, SC 29502
Phone: 
843-661-1499

Author's Bio

Jo Angela Edwins has published poems in various journals including Calyx, Naugatuck River Review, Quarterday Review, Redheaded Stepchild, Adanna, and Whale Road Review, and in various anthologies including My Cruel Invention, Migrants and Stowaways: An Anthology of Journeys, and The Way to My Heart: An Anthology of Food-Related Romance. She is the recipient of the Carrie McCray Nickens Fellowship Poetry Prize from the South Carolina Academy of Authors and second prize in the 2016 Poetry Super Highway Annual Poetry Contest, for which she served as a judge in 2017. Her chapbook Play was published in 2016 by Finishing Line Press. She teaches poetry writing, literature, and composition at Francis Marion University in Florence, SC. She serves as a board member on SC Humanities.

Publications & Prizes

Anthologies:
My Cruel Invention (Meerkat Press, 2015)
,
Migrants and Stowaways: An Anthology of Journeys (Knoxville Writers Guild, 2004)
Chapbook:
Prizes won: 

2014 Carrie McCray Nickens Fellowship Poetry Prize from the South Carolina Academy of Authors, 2016 Poetry Super Highway Annual Poetry Contest--Second Prize

 

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
White
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Augusta, GA
Georgia
Raised in: 
North Augusta, SC
South Carolina
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Last update: Jun 14, 2018