*Happy New Year! Jennifer is reading on Friday, February 8, 2019, at Grindhaus Cafe as part of the Second Stage Poetry series. Check out the "Readings" link for more details.
**In December 2018, Jennifer was awarded a Gifts of Legacy Fellowship from A Room of Her Own (AROHO). She will be participating in a Master Class with AROHO founder Darlene Chandler Bassett called "Artistic Ancestors & Creative Memory." Jennifer also has two poems forthcoming in AROHO's Waves anthology.
***As part of the Earth's Daughters collective, she is a supporter of giving women a voice. If you are too, please consider checking out the Patreon site, to support Earth's Daughters in our quest to publish 100 issues of the literary journal based out of Buffalo, NY!
****Don Mitchell, of Saddle Road Press, took the beautiful photo on Jennifer's Supposed to Love book cover. Prints, tote bags, t-shirts and more of that image are now available for purchase on the Fine Art America site. Click here for the link.
*****Jennifer was chosen as a finalist in the 2017 Fairy Tale Review Poetry Contest.
******She was interviewed Deborah Osbourne on Blog Talk Radio in a series featuring poets with connections to the Buffalo region. Click here for a link to the website.
Jennifer Campbell's second book of poetry, Supposed to Love, was published in February 2013 by Saddle Road Press. Check out the Readings page for upcoming readings and book signings. The book is available at Talking Leaves on Elmwood in Buffalo and Turn the Page Books at 8451 Transit Road in East Amherst, or can be purchased from links on the Buy Books page.
Jennifer's first full-length book of poetry, titled Driving Straight Through, was published by FootHills in 2008. She also has a chapbook called The Many Colors of Sound. She is an English professor in Buffalo, NY, and a co-editor of Earth’s Daughters, the longest-running feminist literary journal in the United States.
Jennifer received an Honorable Mention in the 2013 Annual Just Buffalo Members' Poetry Contest. Recent work appears in Santa Fe Literary Review, Pinyon, Verse-Virtual, Medical Journal of Australia, Mom Egg Review, Comstock Review, The Prompt, Seems, Off the Coast, Oyez Review, Red Rock Review, Common Ground Review, Sow’s Ear, Saranac Review, Fugue, The Healing Muse, Slipstream, Slant, and CHEST. Her poem “Nothing Under the Bed” received a 2012 Best of the Net nomination from Earthshine. She has received an Honorable Mention in the 2010 New Millennium Writings competition and a Pushcart nomination.
As a professor at Erie Community College, Jennifer received the 2010 Chancellor's Award for Scholarship and Creative Activities, along with a 2009 President's Award for Outstanding Professional Growth. She has read her poetry in several venues throughout Western New York, and presented at academic conferences in Buffalo, Rochester, Boston, and Montreal. In March 2013, she was invited to read a poem at City Hall in honor of a Women's History Month awards ceremony for women in the sciences.