Dorine Jennette was born in Seattle and received an MFA from New Mexico State University and her PhD from the University of Georgia. Her collections of essays, poems, and reviews have appeared in journals such as Puerto del Sol, the Journal, Ninth Letter, Coconut, the Los Angeles Review, and the Georgia Review. She is also the author of the anthology, Breathe: 101 Contemporary Odes, by C&R Press. Jennette’s most recent book, Urchin to Follow, was recently published by The National Poetry Review Press. Among her many accomplishments, Jennette has won The National Poetry Review Book Prize, 2008; Matt Clark Poetry Prize, New Delta Review, 2007; Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Memorial Poetry Prize, 2005; and many other noteworthy prizes and honorable mentions.
Dorine Jennette performed on October 6th, 2010 and July 6th, 2011