More About the Author
Jehanne Dubrow is the author of four poetry collections, including most recently Red Army Red (Northwestern, 2012) and Stateside (Northwestern, 2010). 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). In March 2015, University of New Mexico Press will publish her fifth collection of poetry, The Arranged Marriage.
Her poetry, creative nonfiction, and book reviews have appeared in Southern Review, The New Republic, Poetry, The Hudson Review, The New England Review, as well as on Poetry Daily and Verse Daily. She earned a B.A. in the "Great Books" from St. John's College, an MFA from the University of Maryland, and a PhD from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. She has been a recipient of the Alice Fay Di Castagnola Award, 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, Dubrow was born in Italy and grew up in Yugoslavia, Zaire, Poland, Belgium, Austria, and the United States. She is the Director of the Rose O'Neill Literary House and an Associate Professor of creative writing at Washington College. She serves as the Series Editor of the Literary House Press and is the Founder and Editor of Cherry Tree: A National Literary Journal @ Washington College.
You can learn more about Jehanne by visiting her website: www.jehannedubrow.com