In the Body of Our Lives
Publication date: April 2, 2011
Paperback / 96 pages
Read Jeanne’s poem “My mother was like the bees” which appeared in column 366 of Ted Kooser’s American Life in Poetry.
Read the interview with Jeanne by Zara Raab, who is one of our anthology poets, in her “Writing Around the Bay” column in the November 14, 2011 San Francisco Book Review.
Read Jeanne’s poem “Santiago Avenue,” which won second place in Smartish Pace’s 2010 Erskine J. Poetry Prize.
Jeanne Wagner is the recipient of several national awards, including the MacGuffin Poet Hunt, the Ann Stanford Prize, the Briar Cliff Review Award and the 2011 Inkwell Prize, judged by Mark Doty. Her poems have appeared in Southern Poetry Review, Spoon River Poetry Review, Nimrod, Cincinnati Review and Mississippi Review, among others. She has four previous collections of poetry, including The Zen Piano Mover, winner of the 2004 Stevens Manuscript Award. She lives in Kensington, California.