Nettie Farris


Louisville, KY

Author's Bio

Nettie Farris is the author of COMMUNION (Accents Publishing, 2013), FAT CRAYONS (Finishing Line Press, 2015), the micro-chapbook STORY (Origami Poems Project, 2016), and THE WENDY BIRD POEMS (dancing girl press, 2016). She has received the Kudzu Poetry Prize and a Distinguished Teaching Award from the College of Arts and Sciences University of Louisville. She writes Book Reviews for MELANCHOLY HYPERBOLE, Reference Essays for Salem Press/Greyhouse Publishing, and the Spotlight on a Press feature for BLUE LYRA REVIEW, where she serves as Review Editor.

Publications & Prizes

Alice in Wonderland Anthology (Silver Birch Press, 2015)
This Wretched Vessel: Selections from Lexington Poetry Month 2014 (Accents Publishing, 2015)
Her Limestone Bones: Selections from Lexington Poetry Month 2013 (Accents Publishing, 2014)
See How We Are: Selected Works from Lexington Poetry Month 2013 (Accents Publishing, 2014)
Bigger than They Appear: Anthology of Very Short Poems (Accents Publishing, 2011)
The Wendy Bird Poems (Dancing Girl Press, 2016)
Fat Crayons (Finishing Line Press, 2015)
Communion (Accents Publishing, 2013)
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Pine Mountain Sand and Gravel
Postcard Poems and Prose
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Slow Trains
Subliminal Interiors
The Single Hound
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Kudzu Poetry Prize 2011

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Last update: Nov 23, 2016