Jennifer Perrine

Art Discipline: 
Des Moines, IA
United States
Dates of Residence: 
Jul 30, 2007 to Aug 10, 2007
Jun 8, 2010 to Jun 19, 2010

Jennifer Perrine's first book of poetry, The Body Is No Machine, was published by New Issues in 2007 and won the 2008 Devil's Kitchen Reading Award in Poetry. Other recent awards include first prize in The Ledge 2008 Poetry Award, the Black Warrior Review Fourth-Ever Poetry Contest, and the Virginia Arts of the Books Center Taste Test. Her poetry has appeared in numerous journals, including Connecticut Review, Crab Orchard Review, RATTLE, and Third Coast. Perrine lives in Des Moines, Iowa, and works at Drake University, where she runs the Writers & Critics Series and teaches a variety of courses in creative writing, queer literature and theories, Holocaust literature, and women's studies.