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Jeannine Hall Gailey

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Name  Jeannine Gailey

Role  Poet
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Education  University of Cincinnati, Pacific University
Nominations  Goodreads Choice Awards Best Poetry
Books  Becoming the Villainess, The Robot Scientist's Daughter, She Returns to the Floati, Unexplained Fevers, Understanding Web Services

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Jeannine Hall Gailey (born in New Haven, Connecticut) is an American poet. She has published five books of poetry. Her work focuses on pop culture, science and science fiction, fairy tales, and mythology.

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Biography

She earned her bachelor's degree from the University of Cincinnati, master's degree from the University of Cincinnati, and MFA from Pacific University.

In 2012, Gailey was appointed to the position of Poet Laureate of Redmond, Washington. She was also selected as a member of the 2013 Jack Straw Writers Program. She previously taught at National University (California) and was on the core faculty of the Centrum Young Artists Project in Port Townsend, Washington.

Gailey has published five books of poetry: Field Guide to the End of the World (Moon City Press, 2016), The Robot Scientist's Daughter (Mayapple Press, 2015), Unexplained Fevers (New Binary Press, 2013), She Returns to the Floating World (Kitsune Books, 2011), and Becoming the Villainess (Steel Toe Books, 2006). Her work addresses feminist issues of power in mythology and comic book cultures, turning fairy tale stepmothers into empathetic characters, and holding up a mirror to contemporary American culture's images of powerful women. Gailey's second full-length book of poetry, She Returns to the Floating World, deals with feminine transformations in the personae of characters from Japanese folk tales, anime, and manga. The Robot Scientist's Daughter deals more with ecological issues, with a specific focus on the potential dangers of the nuclear industry, set against the backdrop of growing up in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. Her most recent book, Field Guide to the End of the World, "delivers a whimsical look at our culture’s obsession with apocalypse as well as a thoughtful reflection on our resources in the face of disasters both large and small, personal and public."

Honors

  • Field Guide to the End of the World won the 2017 Elgin Award from the Science Fiction & Fantasy Poetry Association.
  • Field Guide to the End of the World was a finalist for the Horror Writers Association 2016 Bram Stoker Awards.
  • The Robot Scientist's Daughter won second place in the 2016 Elgin Awards for full-length poetry books published in 2014 and 2015; presented by the Science Fiction Poetry Association (SFPA).
  • Field Guide to the End of the World won the 2015 Moon City Poetry Award.
  • Unexplained Fevers won second place in the 2014 Elgin Awards for full-length poetry books published in 2013; presented by the Science Fiction Poetry Association (SFPA).
  • "Introduction to the Body in Fairy Tales" was featured in the The Best Horror of the Year: Volume Six anthology.
  • Selected by Ellen Bass as a runner-up in the first biennial Phyllis L. Ennes Poetry Contest with an appearance at the 2014 Skagit River Poetry Festival.
  • Selected as a member of the 2013 Jack Straw Writers Program.
  • Appointed as the second Poet Laureate for the city of Redmond, Washington in 2012.
  • She Returns to the Floating World was a finalist for the Eric Hoffer Award 2012—Montaigne Medal.
  • Awarded a top prize from the Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Poetry Memorial Fund (2011) for "A Morning of Sunflowers (for Fukushima)"
  • She Returns to the Floating World won a silver medal in the Florida Publisher's Association 2011 President's Book Award for Poetry
  • Awarded the top prize from the Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Poetry Memorial Fund (2007)
  • Awarded a Washington State Artist Trust GAP Grant (2007)
  • Two poems from her first full-length book, Becoming the Villainess, appeared in Year's Best Fantasy and Horror (2007).
  • Her work has appeared on NPR's The Writer's Almanac with Garrison Keillor and Verse Daily.
  • Books

  • Gailey, Jeannine Hall (2016). Field Guide to the End of the World. Springfield, MO: Moon City Press. ISBN 978-0913785768. 
  • Gailey, Jeannine Hall (2015). The Robot Scientist's Daughter. Woodstock, NY: Mayapple Press. ISBN 978-1936419425. 
  • Gailey, Jeannine Hall (2013). Unexplained Fevers. Cork, Ireland: New Binary Press. ISBN 978-0957466128. 
  • Gailey, Jeannine Hall (2011). She Returns to the Floating World. Tallahassee, FL: Kitsune Books. ISBN 978-0-9827409-2-7. 
  • Gailey, Jeannine Hall (2006). Becoming the Villainess. Bowling Green, KY: Steel Toe Books. ISBN 978-0-9743264-3-6. 
  • Gailey, Jeannine Hall (2005). Female Comic Book Superheroes. Columbus, OH: Pudding House Press. ISBN 1-59889-319-X. 
  • Gailey, Jeannine Hall (2003). Understanding Web Services Specifications and the WSE. Seattle: Microsoft Press. ISBN 978-0-7356-1913-5. 
  • References

    Jeannine Hall Gailey Wikipedia


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