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Jennifer Barber is the author of Works on Paper (2016) published by
The Word Works, and 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, the Missouri Review, Massachusetts Review, Ibbetson Street, Poetry Daily, Jewish Forward, Georgia Review, Poetry, Pangyrus, 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 is the recipient of the Tenth Gate Prize, a Pushcart Prize, a 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 24th year. She teaches English and Creative Writing at Suffolk University in Boston, Massachusetts, where she is Scholar-in-Residence.