Joddy Murray

Poet

Texas Christian University English Department
Fort Worth, TX 76129
Phone: 
(817) 564-2685

Author's Bio

I consider myself a lyrical poet who is not interested in creating a narrative. The poetry that draws me in puts extreme pressure on language itself, bending it, even breaking it at times. I strive to "utter the unutterable."

Publications & Prizes

Journals:
American Literary Review
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Cairn
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Carquinez Poetry Review
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Cider Press Review
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Confrontation
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Distillery
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Ducts Magazine
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Epicenter
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Eureka Literary Magazine
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Half Tones to Jubilee
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Hampden-Sydney Poetry Review
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Hubbub
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Iodine Poetry Journal
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Kiosk
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Madison Review
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Meat Whistle Quarterly
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Mindprints
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Oregon East
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Paper Street
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Phantasmagoria
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Pikeville Review
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Plainsongs
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Porcupine Literary Arts Magazine
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Red Brick Review
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River Oak Review
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Sanskrit
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Spillway Magazine
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Spoon River Poetry Review
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Sulphur River Literary Review
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Talking River Review
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Texas Review
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The Griffin
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West Wind Review
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Prizes won: 

Academy of American Poetry College Prize (1990)
Denny Poetry Anthology (Hon Mention)

Personal Favorites

What I'm reading now: 
Sea Change by Jorie Graham, The Ardors by Kathleen Peirce, Present Company by W.S. Merwin

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
White
Prefers to work with: 
Adults
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Los Angeles
Raised in: 
Grand Junction, CO
Colorado
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Last update: Nov 16, 2015