Jehanne Dubrow is the author of six poetry collections, including most recently The Arranged Marriage (University of New Mexico Press, 2015), Red Army Red (Northwestern, 2012) and Stateside (Northwestern, 2010), the latter included in Home Front (with collections by Bryony Doran, Elyse Fenton and Isabel Palmer) published by Bloodaxe Books in November 2016. Two poems from Stateside appeared in Neil Astley’s anthology The Hundred Years’ War: modern war poems (Bloodaxe Books, 2014), and one was included in Midland Creative Projects touring production, The Hundred Years’ War: from the Somme to Afghanistan. A further collection, Dots & Dashes, is due from Southern Illinois University Press in 2017.
Her second book, From the Fever-World, won the Washington Writers’ Poetry Competition (2009), and her first, The Hardship Post (2009), won the Three Candles Press Open Book Award and was recently re-released in a new edition by Sundress Publications (2013). She co-edited The Book of Scented Things: 100 Contemporary Poems About Perfume (Literary House Press, 2014). She has received the Alice Fay Di Castagnola Award from the Poetry Society of America, the Towson University Prize for Literature, an Individual Artist’s Award from the Maryland State Arts Council, fellowships from the Sewanee Writers’ Conference, and a Sosland Foundation Fellowship from the Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies.
The daughter of American diplomats, Jehanne was born in Italy and grew up in Yugoslavia, Zaire, Poland, Belgium, Austria, and the United States. She is an associate professor of creative writing at the University of North Texas. She also serves as the Series Editor of the Literary House Press and is the founder and editor of the literary journal Cherry Tree.
Books by Jehanne Dubrow