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Name  V. Pelizzon

Role  Poet
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Education  University of Massachusetts Amherst, University of California, Irvine
Books  Tabloid - Inc: Crimes - N, Nostos: Poems, Whose Flesh Is Flame - W

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V. Penelope Pelizzon is an American poet, and professor.


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She graduated from University of Massachusetts Amherst, summa cum laude, University of California, Irvine, and University of Missouri in 1998.

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She has taught at University of California, Irvine, University of Missouri, Washington and Jefferson College, and University of Connecticut.

Her work has appeared in Poetry, The Hudson Review, 32 Poems, 5 Fingers Review, The Kenyon Review, Field, the New England Review, Missouri Review, ZYZZYVA, Worchester Review, and Fourth Genre.

She is married to Anthony Deaton, a Political Officer at the U.S. Embassy in Damascus, Syria.


  • 2001 Norma Farber First Book Award, for Nostos, by Poetry Society of America’s
  • Hollis Summers Prize
  • 1997 “Discovery”/ The Nation Award
  • The Kenneth Rexroth Translation Award (for Umberto Saba’s poems from Italian)
  • 2003 Campbell Corner Poetry Prize
  • Lannan Writing Residency Fellowship
  • Works

  • "Clever and Poor". poemhunter. 
  • "The Monongahela Book of Hours". Language Exchange. 2003. 
  • Nostos. Ohio University Press. 2000. ISBN 978-0-8214-1298-5. 
  • Tabloid, Inc: Crimes, Newspapers, Narratives. Ohio State University Press. 2010. ISBN 978-0814292150. 
  • Translation

  • Umberto Saba (1999). "two poems". The Seneca Review. 24.1: 76–77. 
  • Umberto Saba (1997/1998). "four poems". Compost. 9: 34–35. 
  • Pelizzon's first book of poems won the Hollis Summers Poetry Prize.

    In Tabloid, Inc.: Crimes, Newspapers, Narratives (Ohio State Univ. Press, 2010), Pelizzon and Nancy M. West discuss tabloid newspapers, especially those of the late 1920s and early 1930s, using a combination of narrative and film theory.


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