Joan Alice Wood Kimball


Concord, MA 01742

Author's Bio

Joan Alice Wood Kimball, retired librarian of Concord, Massachusetts, studied creative writing at Smith College and St. Louis University. She has published two poetry books about an island in the St. Lawrence River: This River Hill (2009) and Summer River (2013). A founder of the Concord Poetry Center, she is also a member of three poetry study groups, including Powow River Poets of Newburyport, Mass.

Publications & Prizes

Atlanta Review
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Avocet: A Journal of Nature Poems
Blue Unicorn
Iambs & Trochees
Ibbetson Street Press
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The Comstock Review
The Lyric
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Finalist for the 2010 Morton Marr Poetry Contest and for the 2011 and 2012 Atlanta Review International Poetry Competitions.

Personal Favorites

What I'm reading now: 
Missing Measures by Timothy Steele

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New York City
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New Canaan, CT
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Last update: Mar 25, 2015