January O'Neil

43 Parramatta RoadBeverly, MA 01915
Phone: 
978-239-2598
E-mail: 
Website: 
poetmom.blogspot.com

Author's Bio

January Gill O’Neil is the author of UNDERLIFE (CavanKerry Press, December 2009), and a forthcoming collection, MISERY ISLANDS (CavanKerry Press, fall 2014). She is the executive director of the Massachusetts Poetry Festival and an assistant professor of English at Salem State University.

Publications and Prizes

Book

Underlife
(CavanKerry Press,
2009)
Misery Islands
(CavanKerry Press,
2014)

Journal

Literary Mama
Can We Have Our Ball Back
Seattle Review
Callaloo
Field
Crab Orchard Review
Literal Latte
Stuff Magazine
Drunken Boat
Crab Creek Review
Ouroboros Review
The MOM Egg
Ploughshares
Rattle
Paterson Literary Review
New England Review
American Poetry Review
Sou'wester
Paterson Literary Review
North American Review
Prizes: 
UNDERLIFE was a finalist for ForeWord Reviews Book of the Year Award, and the 2010 Paterson Poetry Prize. In December 2009, January was awarded a Money for Women/Barbara Deming Memorial Fund grant. In 2012, her poem, "Chocolate, was nominated for a Pushcart Prize.

More Information

Listed as:
Poet
Gives readings? 
Yes
Travels for readings? 
Yes
Identifies as: 
African American
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Norfolk, VA
Raised in: 
Norfolk, VA

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Listing last updated: August 2, 2014.