Screen Shot 2014-11-24 at 9.38.08 PMJenn McCreary’s most recent full-length collection, & now my feet are maps, is available from Dusie Press; sections were recently adapted, with the playwright Kathy Vinogradoff, for performances at Small Press Traffic’s Poets Theater in Oakland, CA, the Asian Arts Initiative in Philadelphia, PA, & the Boog City Festival in Brooklyn, NY. Other works include The Dark Mouth of Living (Horse Less Press), :ab ovo: (Dusie Press), a doctrine of signatures (Singing Horse Press), & Odyssey & Oracle (Least Weasel Press).

2013 Pew Fellow in the Arts for poetry, she lives in Philadelphia with her family where she edits ixnay press.

6 comments on “bio

  1. Ryan Eckes says:

    Nice blog!

  2. gila says:

    Hi Jenn,

    I heard you read at the poetry marathon in Boston last weekend, and wanted to ask if you’d be willing to send me a copy of the poem you read titled “Hahn,” not sure of the spelling, about a sickness. I am a writer seeking epigraphs for my first book, and would love to consider that poem.

    If you want to check out some of my work, it’s at

    Thanks so much,


  3. […] October 27 Poetry reading by Pattie McCarthy & Jenn McCreary […]

  4. […] New Writing Series welcomes poets Pattie McCarthy and Jenn McCreary to the University of Maine campus for a reading on Thursday, October 27, 2016 at 4:30pm in the […]

  5. […] searching for a still version of the famous Enjoli ads of the 70’s and 80’s. Thanks, Jenn McCreary.) The more I have introduced labor-saving doodads into the domestic equation over the years, the […]

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