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A chapbook of my "Italiana" in translation, poems featured in English and Italian, titled Bocca, Voce, Delirio/Mouth, Voice, Delirium, is forthcoming this spring from Finishing Line Press. CLICK ON THIS LINK TO ORDER NOW FROM THE PUBLISHER. Or use the order form on its own page; place cursor on form, right-click to print the page and cut free the form. Mail it to me and your signed copy will be shipped to you. International shipping in ordering from me will be $6.oo. in addition to purchase price. it is essential that you order now to determine the press run.

This collection which includes poems in both English and beautifully rendered translations, showcases poems I've written over the years about a remarkable adventure I had in the summer of 1973--so very long ago, when looking back from 2017.

If you love Italy and all things Italian, you will love my book. Do also visit the memoir Nightfall in Verona on its own blog; there I take you on my journey in prose, from our purchase of a VW bus in Frankfurt, to the toe of the boot of Italy and my first assignation with my new amore--a wonderful young Calabrese (Calabrian man).

Ah, Love, Life, so beautiful and tragic at the same time-- this little book of lyric poetry brings it all to you. See ordering info and thanks for stopping by! JA

NEL ITALIANO:

Un chapbook del mio "Italiana" nella traduzione, poesie in inglese e italiano, intitolato Bocca, Voce, Delirio è imminente questa primavera da Finishing Line Press. CLICCA SU QUESTO LINK PER ORDINARE ORA-- O utilizzare il modulo d'ordine sulla propria pagina; Posizionare il cursore nel modulo, fare clic destro per stampare la pagina e la forma del taglio gratis. Posta a me e la vostra copia firmata sarà spedito a voi. Spedizione a ordinare da me internazionale sarà $6.oo. Oltre al prezzo di acquisto. è essenziale che si ordina ora per determinare la tiratura.

Questa collezione che comprende poesie in inglese e splendidamente resi traduzioni, poesie di vetrine che ho scritto nel corso degli anni una straordinaria avventura che ho avuto nell'estate del 1973..--molto tempo fa, quando guardando indietro dal 2017.

Se amate Italia e tutte le cose italiane, vi piacerà il mio libro. Visitare anche il libro di memorie Nightfall a Verona sul proprio blog; ci prendo voi il mio viaggio in prosa, dal nostro acquisto di un bus VW a Francoforte, alla punta dello stivale d'Italia e il mio primo appuntamento con il mio nuovo amore..--un meraviglioso giovane Calabrese (uomo calabrese).

Ah, amore, vita, così bella e tragica allo stesso tempo..--porta questo piccolo libro di poesia lyric tutto a voi. Vedere ordinazione info e grazie per essere passata! JA

ABOUT THE POET/SULLA LA POETA

JENNE’ ANDREWS IS HIGHLY REGARDED AMONG HER CONTEMPORARIES AS A SIGNATURE LYRICAL POET.  NATIONAL BOOK AWARD WINNER ROBERT BLY, WITH THE MINNESOTA WRITERS’ PUBLISHING HOUSE, PUBLISHED HER FIRST COLLECTION IN PURSUIT OF THE FAMILY IN 1974; A FULL-LENGTH COLLECTION REUNION FROM LYNX HOUSE PRESS, CHRISTOPHER HOWELL, PUBLISHER,  APPEARED IN 1983 AND A SECOND CHAPBOOK IN 1985. 

AFTER A PROLONGED CAREER HIATUS,  BLACKBIRDS DANCE IN THE EMPIRE OF LOVE WAS RELEASED BY FINISHING LINE IN 2013.  BOCCA, VOCE DELIRIO/MOUTH, VOICE, DELIRIUM – POEMS OF ITALY AND AMORE WILL BE RELEASED BY FINISHING LINE PRESS IN 2017. THE BOOK-LENGTH COLLECTION AND NOW, THE ROAD WILL LAUNCH IN 2018 FROM THE ELITE INTERNATIONAL HOUSE SALMON POETRY, CLIFFS OF MOHER, IRELAND. AND NOW THE ROAD WAS ALSO A FNALIST FOR THE AUTUMN HOUSE POETRY PRIZE IN 2014.

ANDREWS’ RECENT WORK REGULARLY APPEARS IN THE DAZZLING ONLINE JOURNAL VOX POPULI, HTTPS://VOXPOPULISPHERE.WORDPRESS.COM PUBLISHED BY MICHAEL SIMMS.  

SHE BLOGS POLITICS, PERSONAL ESSAYS AND BOOK REVIEWS AT HTTPS://LOQUACIOUSLYYOURS.COM

OTHER BLOGS INCLUDE HTTPS//BOCCAVOCEDELIRIO.BLOGSPOT.COM  WHERE ORDER FORMS FOR HER 2017 FINISHING LINE  COLLECTION  BOCCA, VOCE, DELIRIO MAY BE PRINTED OUT AND BIO AND OTHER ITEMS OF INTEREST ARE AVAILABLE. 

HTTPS://PAROLAVIVACE.BLOGSPOT.COM HOLDS A GREAT DEAL OF POETRY IN DRAFT AND LITERARY EROTICA APPEARS AT HTTPS://ATUPLACER.BLOGSPOT.COM .

THE POET’S SELF-PUBLISHED MEMOIR NIGHTFALL IN VERONA APPEARS IN FULL AT HTTPS://NIGHTFALLINVERONA.BLOGSPOT.COM ; A TRANSLATION WIDGET APPEARS IN THE SIDEBAR. SHE IS CURRENTLY WORKING ON TWO NEW MANUSCRIPTS—THE WHITE MARE REAPPEARS: A POETRY OF PLACE, AND A COLLECTION OF NEW AND SELECTED POEMS.

HONORS AND MORE

AN EXTENDED INTERVIEW WITH THE POET APPEARS AT THE HIGHLY REGARDED BLOG WRITING WITHOUT PAPER. 

ANDREWS  WAS HONORED WITH A FOUR-YEAR FULL-TIME APPOINTMENT AS POET IN RESIDENCE FOR THE ST. PAUL SCHOOLS AND IS A LITERARY FELLOW OF THE NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR THE ARTS. 

SHE  HOLDS THE MFA DEGREE FROM COLORADO STATE UNIVERSITY  (GRADUATION 2013) AND TAUGHT AT COLORADO STATE AND THE UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO FOR 20 YEARS BEFORE LOSING HER MOBILITY IN A HORSEBACK RIDING ACCIDENT IN 2007 AND RETIRING TO LIVE AND WRITE WITH HER HUSBAND FICTION WRITER JACK BROOKS IN NORTHERN COLORADO. 

THE POET IS A CLOSET COLORATURA SOPRANO, MOST RECENTLY PERFORMING THE RUTTER REQUIEM AT ST. LUKE'S EPISCOPAL CHURCH IN FORT COLLINS.  IN 2016, WITH HER HUSBAND JACK BROOKS SHE PRODUCED AN EXQUISITE LITTER OF GOLDEN RETRIEVERS BY HER IMPORTED SIRE ANGELS DANCE IN BEAULY HIGHLAND.  A LITTER WITH AMORE VERITAS MALIBU, A UKRAINIAN ENGLISH GOLDEN IMPORT IS SLATED FOR FALL 2017.



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