Jenne' Andrews is an American poet. She has three published chapbooks including the recent Blackbirds Dance in the Empire of Love, Finishing Line Press 2013.

A full-length collection, Reunion, Lynx House Press, was published in 1983; after a long hiatus to raise Golden Retrievers in Colorado, recent work has appeared in The Passionate Transitory, Belletrist Coterie, The Adirondack Review and Vox Populi, a journal of culture, politics and poetry published and edited by the august Michael Simms.

A bilingual collection of "Italiana," Bocca, Voce, Delirio, with translations by Lorenzo Luciani, will be released by Finishing Line at the end of 2016 and her latest collection, And Now, the Road, a finalist for the Autumn House prize in 2014, will be released by Salmon Poetry Ltd, Ireland, a highly regarded international house, Jessie Lendennie, Publisher, circa 2017.

Andrews holds the MFA in Creative Writing/Poetry from Colorado State University, is a literary fellow of the National Endowment for the Arts, and was full-time Poet in Residence for the St. Paul Schools from '74-78. She lived in St. Paul from 1971-78 during the first wave of the Twin Cities literary renaissance, and spent the summer of 1973 in Reggio Calabria, Italy.

The poet lives in northern Colorado's Poudre River Valley with her husband, fiction writer Jack Brooks; the couple has recently imported two British Golden Retrievers and expects a litter in June-- see the Ardorgold website for details. Contact: jenneandrews2010@gmail.com .

Saturday, January 15, 2011

New Blog Launch

Taking the plunge and have launched a blog for the steamy and dreamy-- here on Blogger-- A Tu Placer -- At Your Pleasure.  I'll include it in my blogroll and will be exporting some of the work I've posted here to that site.  Please consider submitting your best tender/steamy/intense work to be featured w/ brief bio in the coming weeks.  Power to the heart and to the body!  Jenne'


Fireblossom said...

oOo...maybe I'll submit one of my Night Blooms stories!

Greyscale Territory said...

"This is everyone's war..." in the last line suggests that even if for now, these scenes seem foreign, somehow we are and will be connected while it continues! Fascinating poem!

dustus said...

Indeed, a fascinating poem deserving of multiple reads. You once again show great skill in your poetic craft. Thanks for sharing, Jenne'