Jerry Wemple

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English Department400 East Second StreetBloomsburg, PA 17815-1301
Phone: 
(570) 389-4481
E-mail: 
Website: 
http://departments.bloomu.edu/english/faculty/wemple.htm

Author's Bio

Jerry Wemple is a professor of English at Bloomsburg University. His poetry collections include The Civil War in Baltimore (Word Press, 2005) and You Can See It from Here (Lotus Press, 2000). He is also co-editor of Common Wealth: Contemporary Poets on Pennsylvania, and edits Watershed: the Journal of the Susquehanna.

Publications and Prizes

Book

You Can See It from Here
(Lotus Press,
2000)
The Civil War in Baltimore
(Word Press,
2005)

Anthology

Common Wealth: Contemporary Poets on Pennsylvania
(Penn State University Press,
2005)
Prizes: 
The Noami Long Madgett Poetry Award The Word Journal Chapbook Prize Pennsylvania Council on the Arts fellowship

More Information

Listed as:
Poet
Gives readings? 
Yes
Travels for readings? 
Yes
Identifies as: 
Mixed Race
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Born in: 
Dunmore, PA
Raised in: 
Sunbury, PA

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Listing last updated: February 9, 2011.

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