Lorene Delany-Ullman


Newport Beach, CA 92660

Author's Bio

Lorene Delany-Ullman’s book of prose poems, Camouflage for the Neighborhood, was the winner of the 2011 Sentence Award, and published by Firewheel Editions (December 2012). She recently published her poetry and creative nonfiction in Santa Monica Review, TAB: The Journal of Poetry & Poetics, Prime Number, Stymie, Sports Literate, Lunch Ticket, AGNI 74 and Warscapes. Her poems have been included in anthologies such as Beyond Forgetting: Poetry and Prose about Alzheimer’s Disease (Kent State University Press, 2009) and Alternatives to Surrender (Plain View Press, 2007), and is forthcoming in the anthology Bared (Les Femmes Folles Books, 2016). She works in collaboration with artist, Jody Servon, on Saved: Objects of the Dead, a photographic and poetic exploration of the human experience of life, death, and memory, which considers how memories of the dead become rooted in ordinary objects, and how those objects convey memories of the deceased to the living. Delany-Ullman teaches composition at the University of California, Irvine.

Publications & Prizes

Beyond Forgetting: Poetry and Prose about Alzheimer's Disease (Kent State University Press, 2010)
Alternatives to Surrender: A Cancer Survivor Anthology (Plain View Press, 2007)
Check the Rhyme: An Anthology of Female Poets & Emcees (Lit Noire Publishing, 2006)
Camouflage for the Neighborhood (Firewheel Editions, 2013)
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Zocalo Public Square
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2011 Sentence Award for Camouflage for the Neighborhood, a book of prose poems

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Newport Beach
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Costa Mesa, CA
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Last update: Sep 13, 2018