Lori Jakiela

Creative Nonfiction Writer

303 hillcrest drive
Trafford, PA 15085
Phone: 
724-836-7481

Author's Bio

Lori Jakiela is the author of a memoir, Miss New York Has Everything (Warner), and a poetry collection, The Regulars (Liquid Paper Press). Her essays have appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Chicago Tribune, The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and elsewhere. She lives in Trafford, Pa., the birthplace of the chocolate-covered pickle.

Publications & Prizes

Book:
Miss New York Has Everything: A Memoir (Warner Books, 2006)
Chapbooks:
Red Eye: Poems (Pudding House Publications, 2010)
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The Regulars (Liquid Paper Press, 2001)
Prizes won: 

Nerve Cowboy/Liquid Paper Press Poetry Chapbook Prize, the 2009 Gulf Stream Magazine Creative Nonfiction Prize, Outstanding Faculty Award from The University of Pittsburgh-Greensburg.

Personal Favorites

What I'm reading now: 
The Double Life is Twice as Good by Jonathan Ames, The Dart League King by Keith Lee Morris, And Than She Found Me by Elinor Lipman

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
White
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Pittsburgh
Raised in: 
Pittsburgh, PA
Pennsylvania
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Last update: Jul 07, 2010