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Jennifer Hill's Biography

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Dec 2009

Jennifer Hill is the author of four books of poetry and two books of prose: Questioning Walls Open (2001), Nightcrown (2003), Book of Days (2005), A Proper Dress (2006), Poetry: A Girl's Pocket Guide to the Sport (2008), and No L, (2009). Her play, The Hem of the Garment was chosen for the 2002 Last Frontier Theatre Conference in Alaska with Edward Albee, and three of her plays were produced by Bracken Theatre in Spring of 2007. A Pennsylvania Council on the Arts roster poet, Jennifer conducts poetry workshops and residencies throughout the state and abroad.

Her poems have appeared in Sugar Mule, Ward 6, Elegant Thorn, Lilies and Cannonballs Review, right hand pointing, Yarrow, Curious Rooms, The Northwest Florida Review, Other Voices Canada, Hedge Apple and Poetry Review Salzburg , as well as in the anthologies In the Arms of Words, from FootHills and Sherman Asher, and In a Fine Frenzy: Poets Respond to Shakespeare, from University of Iowa Press. She was the recipient of a Lackawanna County Cultural Council Grant to support a collaboration with the mixed-media artist, Liz Parry-Faist. She has translated poetry from Japanese with the poet and editor of Happa no Kofu, Kazue Daikoku.

She is co-editor of poem, home An Anthology of Ars Poetica with Dan Waber, and has also co-edited Listening To Water: The Susquehanna Watershed Anthology from FootHills Publishing.

Among her other writing exploits, Jennifer participated in the x365 daily writing project, http://www.x365.org.

Jennifer is co-editor and founder of Paper Kite Press.

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