Episode #15: Jennifer Sweeney on October 9th at 10 am PST

Join Rachelle as she talks with poet Jennifer Sweeney!

Streaming live on Friday, October 9nd at 10 am PST at http://www.blogtalkradio.com.

Jennifer Sweeney

Jennifer Sweeney

Jennifer K. Sweeney’s second poetry collection, How to Live on Bread and Music, received the James Laughlin Award from the Academy of American Poets and the 2009 Perugia Press Prize.  Her first book, Salt Memory, won the 2006 Main Street Rag Poetry Award.  Twice nominated for a Pushcart Prize, her poems have appeared in numerous journals, including Southern Review, Hunger Mountain, Crab Orchard, Spoon River and Passages North where she won the 2009 Elinor Benedict Poetry Prize.  She was awarded a grant from the San Francisco Arts Commission and a residency from Hedgebrook.   Sweeney holds an MFA from Vermont College and serves as assistant editor for DMQ Review. After living in San Francisco for twelve years, she currently lives in Kalamazoo, Michigan, with her husband, poet Chad Sweeney.