Jean Valentine

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General Information

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Name: Jean Valentine

Pen Name: None

Genre: Poetry

Born: 1934 Chicago, Illinois

Website: www.jeanvalentine.com

Email: info@jeanvalentine.com


Illinois Connection

  • Born in Chicago, Illinois

Biographical and Professional Information

  • State Poet of New York for 2008-2010

Published Works

  • Little Boat, Wesleyan Poetry, 2007
  • Door in the Mountain: New and Collected Poems 1965 - 2003, Wesleyan Poetry, 2004
  • The Cradle of the Real Life, Wesleyan Poetry, 2000
  • Growing Darkness, Growing Light, Carnegie Mellon Press, 1997
  • The Under Voice: Selected Poems, Salmon Publishing, 1995
  • The River at Wolf, Alice James Books, 1992
  • Home Deep Blue: New and Selected Poems, Alice James Books, 1989
  • The Messenger, Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1979
  • Ordinary Things, Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1974
  • Pilgrims, Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1969
  • Dream Barker, Yale University Press, 1965
  • Break the Glass, Copper Canyon Press, 2010

Titles for Purchase and at Your Library

Door in the Mountain: New and Collected Poems, 1965-2003 (Wesleyan Poetry Series)

ISBN: 0819567132
Release Date: 2007-01-02

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The Cradle of the Real Life (Wesleyan Poetry Series)

ISBN: 0819564052
Release Date: 2000-04-14

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Growing Darkness, Growing Light

ISBN: 0887482414
Release Date: 1997-04

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The River at Wolf

ISBN: 0914086952
Release Date: 1992-05-15

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Home Deep Blue: New and Selected Poems

ISBN: 0914086812
Release Date: 1989

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The Messenger

ISBN: 0374208719
Release Date: 1979-06

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Ordinary Things

ISBN: 0374227225
Release Date: 1974-06

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Pilgrims

ASIN: B0006C05LQ
Release Date: 1969


Literary Awards

  • State Poet of New York for 2008-2010
  • Yale Younger Poets Award for her first book, Dream Barker, in 1965
  • Door in the Mountain: New and Collected Poems 1965 - 2003, was the winner of the 2004 National Book Award for Poetry
  • Guggenheim Fellowship
  • Awards from the NEA, The Bunting Institute, The Rockefeller Foundation, The New York Council for the Arts, and The New York Foundation for the Arts
  • The Maurice English Prize
  • The Teasdale Poetry Prize
  • The Morton Dauwen Zabel Award
  • The Poetry Society of America's Shelley Memorial Prize

Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

Speaking Engagement Availability: (Yes)

External Links

Jean Valentine on WorldCat

Jean Valentine on Amazon

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