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Jennifer Reeser

Par |2018-08-16T01:04:30+00:00 21 décembre 2014|Catégories : Blog|


Jennifer Reeser is the author of four books of poe­try. Former edi­tor of The Paris Review, X.J. Kennedy, wrote that her debut col­lec­tion "ought to have been a can­di­date for a Pulitzer." Her third, Sonnets from the Dark Lady and Other Poems, was a fina­list for the Donald Justice Prize. Her most recent title, The Lalaurie Horror, debu­ted as an Amazon best­sel­ler in the cate­go­ry of epic poe­try.  Her poems, essays and trans­la­tions of French and Russian lite­ra­ture have appea­red in "Levure Litteraire," (France)  “POETRY”(United States), "The Hudson Review," (United States) , “SALT,” (Australia),  “Life and Legends” (India), and “The Dark Horse” (Scotland), among others.  Her wri­ting has appea­red in many antho­lo­gies, inclu­ding Longman's col­lege text­book, "An Introduction to Poetry," edi­ted by Dana Gioia and X.J. Kennedy, “Phoenix Rising : The Next Generation of American Formal Poets,” and "Poets Translate Poets : A Hudson Review Anthology." Her work has been trans­la­ted into Persian, Czech and Hindi, publi­shed on the sub-conti­nent of India. It has been fea­tu­red on the POETRY Foundation web­site, on the Verse Daily site, Goodreads and E-Verse Radio online. Classical/​ art song com­po­ser, Lori Laitman, has set her poe­try to music for the song cycle tri­bute to American poet Edna St. Vincent Millay. Her work is antho­lo­gi­zed online at Famous Poets and Poems, The Hypertexts, Poetry Soup and others, and is requi­red rea­ding in schools, wri­ting pro­grams and uni­ver­si­ties across America. Her trans­la­tions of the Russian poet, Anna Akhmatova, are autho­ri­zed by FTM Agency, Moscow.  She has recei­ved awards from the Pulitzer Prize win­ner, Robert Olen Butler, from for­mer vice-pre­sident of The Poetry Society of America, Dr. Alfred Dorn, and from The Lyric maga­zine. She is the for­mer assis­tant edi­tor of "Iambs and Trochees,” and cur­rent­ly a men­tor with the West Chester Poetry Conference, the lar­gest poe­try conven­tion in the United States.  She lives in the bayous of sou­thern Louisiana with her hus­band and chil­dren. Her web­site is found at www​.jen​ni​fer​ree​ser​.com