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Jennifer Barber is the author of Given Away (2012) and Rigging the Wind (2003),
both from Kore Press. Her poems have appeared in a number of magazines and
anthologies, including The New Yorker, Upstreet, Fulcrum, Field, Harvard Review,
Orion, Shenandoah, Jewish Forward, Georgia Review, Poetry, Take Three: 3, Agni
New Poet Series
(Graywolf Press), Four Way Reader #2 (Four Way Books), and
After Shocks: Poetry of Recovery for Life-Shattering Events (Santa Lucia Books).

She has been the recipient of a Pushcart Prize, Heinrich Böll Cottage Residency,
a St. Botolph Grant-in-Aid and a Bruce Rossley Emerging Voices Award, and received
the 2008 Anna Davidson Rosenberg Award.

She is founding and current editor of the literary journal Salamander, now in its
20th year. She teaches English and Creative Writing at Suffolk University in
Boston, Massachusetts.