Wendy Barnes


Jersey City, NJ

Author's Bio

Wendy Barnes' forthcoming book, Landscape with Bloodfeud (2022), was a finalist for the Crab Orchard Series in Poetry First Book Award and was awarded the Juniper Prize for Poetry from the University of Massachusetts Press. Her poems have appeared in publications like Narrative, StorySouth, Spoon River Review, No, Dear, Coldfront, Painted Bride Quarterly, and Slice Magazine. Her art and poetry reviews appear in Frog Magazine and on the Adroit Journal blog. She received a 2022 Fellowship in Prose from the New Jersey Council on the Arts. She is Artist-in-Residence at the University of Central Oklahoma. 

Publications & Prizes

Paris, Etc. (Serving House Books, 2018)
Paris, Etc. (Serving House Books, 2016)
So-Called Mettle (Finishing Line Press, 2011)
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Podium Literary Journal
Slice Magazine
Spiral Orb
Prizes won: 

Juniper Prize for Poetry, New Jersey Council on the Arts Fellowship for Prose 

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Last update: Mar 11, 2022