The Geography of Memory: A Pilgrimage Through Alzheimer's
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Now Out in the Third Edition: SHADOW AND LIGHT: Literature and the Life of Faith. Edited by Darryl Tippens and Jeanne Murray Walker.
FORTHCOMING, 2014. Jeanne's New and Selected Poetry from Word Farm Press.
And look for Jeanne's new poems in Blackbird, The Christian Century, and The Southern Review. For a peek at poems Jeanne has just finished and posted, click on POEMS, above.
Buying the Cross at Bible Camp
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100 Years of Poetry Magazine
"Little Blessing for My Floater," published in Poetry in 2004, was reprinted in the anthology celebrating Poetry's first 100 years: The Open Door: 100 Poets, 100 Years of Poetry, 2012. Poetry magazine is the premier magazine publishing poetry in the United States, the first publisher of such poets as T. S. Eliot and Wallace Stevens. The volume is available from Amazon or Barnes and Noble.
Shenandoah published this essay in 2012 and later it became a chapter in The Geography of Memory.
My Dead Brother Teaches Me to Travel
This essay was published in Ruminate in the spring of 2012 and later it also became a chapter in The Geography of Memory.
Opposed to Indifference
In the spring of 2012 artist Ed Colker issued a portfolio of vignettes in collaboration with 11 poets, including Jeanne, whose poem, "A Sign" appears in the folio titled Opposed to Indifference.
With the violinist, Xiang Gao, Jeanne collaborated on a two-act play with classical music. Alex, a young Chinese-American man inherits a mysterious box from his dying father and brings it to Winterthur to be evaluated by an art conservator. Kate finds a secret compartment in the box. As the two work to open the compartment and piece together Alex's heritage, they begin a tumultuous love affair. "Encounters" was produced in Mitchell Hall at The University of Delaware on April 20 and 21, 2012.
The first scene of "Inventing Montana," Jeanne's two-act play, was reprinted in the journal, Relief in fall, 2012. The entire script is available from Dramatic Publishing.
Jeanne's reflection on Produce Junction and recipe for scalloped potatoes appear in The Spirit of Food. It was reprinted in The Other Journal in 2011. Hear Steve Shoemaker's November 2010 interview with Jeanne and editor, Leslie Leyland Fields, on public radio.
Leaping From the Burning Train
Read Jeanne's essay in Ascent.
Hear Jeanne's poem, "Jesus and the Cabbage," and an interview with Sojourners magazine.
Luci Shaw's interview of Jeanne appeared in the Winter 2010 issue of Image magazine.
Jeanne's interview of Marilyn Nelson appears in the Fall, 2011 issue of Image magazine.
Best American Poetry
Best American Poetry, 2009 includes "Holding Action," a poem of Jeanne's which originally appeared in The Hudson Review.
Read a review of New Tracks, Night Falling (William B. Eerdmans Publishing, 2009). The book is available on Amazon.
Catch Jeanne Reading Her Work:
Listen on line to Jeanne reading poems from New Tracks, Night Falling.
Hear Mars Hill's Ken Meyers interview Jeanne.
Read Jeanne's poems on Verse Daily.
"Praying for Rain in Santa Fe" appears in Gathering, artist Ed Colker's celebration of 15 poets to mark the 50th anniversary of Haybarn Press in 2010.
Jeanne's tips on writing for the theater, "The Steep and Exhilarating Mountains of Play Writing," appear in A Syllable of Water: Twenty Writers of Faith Reflect on Their Art.
University of Delaware English Department
Seattle Pacific University MFA Program
Center Street Books
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