Perrine, Jennifer

Jennifer Perrine’s first book of poetry, The Body Is No Machine (New Issues, 2007), won the 2008 Devil’s Kitchen Reading Award in Poetry. Other recent awards include the U.S. Poets in Mexico Mérida Fellowship, first prize in the Black Warrior Review Fourth-Ever Poetry Contest and the Virginia Arts of the Books Center Taste Test. She teaches at Drake University where she organizes the Writers & Critics Series. [bio updated 2011]