"This work is unlike any other, in its range of rich, conjuring imagery and its dexterity, its smart voice. Carroll-Hackett doesn’t spare us—but doesn’t save us—she draws a blueprint of power and class with her unflinching pivot: matter-of-fact and tender." —Jan Beatty

Monday Must Read! 

jennifer sweeneyThis week, meet Jennifer K. Sweeney, the author of three poetry collections: Little Spells, newly released from New Issues Press, How to Live on Bread and Music, which received the James Laughlin Award, the Perugia Press Prize and a nomination for the Poets’ Prize, and Salt Memory. She is the recipient of a Pushcart Prize, a grant from the San Francisco Arts Commission, a Hedgebrook residency, the Elinor Benedict Poetry Award from Passages North and two Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg awards. Recent poems have appeared in Academy of American Poets’ Poem-a-Day series, American Poetry Review, Cimarron Review, Linebreak, Mid-American Review, New American Writing, Pleiades, and Verse Daily.

Jennifer’s Website:

http://www.jenniferksweeney.com/

Get Jennifer’s Beautiful Books!

Little Spells

http://www.wmich.edu/newissues/titles/sweeney-littlespells.html


How to Live on Bread and Music

http://www.perugiapress.com/books/how-to-live-on-bread-and-music/

 

Read more of Jennifer’s work online!

Academy of American Poets

https://www.poets.org/poetsorg/poet/jennifer-k-sweeney

The Noe Valley Voice

http://www.noevalleyvoice.com/2010/July-August/OVJS.htm

Connotation Press

http://www.connotationpress.com/featured-guest-editor/may-2010/427-jennifer-k-sweeney-poetry

Linebreak

https://linebreak.org/poems/the-somnambulist/

Hear Jennifer read!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=csxTf4xmK8k

Interviews

http://www.mlive.com/entertainment/kalamazoo/index.ssf/2011/01/poet_jennifer_k_sweeney_discus.html

At Donna Vorreyer’s Fill in the Blanks

https://djvorreyer.wordpress.com/2015/08/10/fill-in-the-blanks-with-jennifer-k-sweeney/

http://tinderboxeditions.blogspot.com/2015/07/book-interview-little-spells-by.html

 

Happy Reading!

xo

Mary

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