V. Penelope Pelizzon

V. Penelope Pelizzon
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V. Penelope Pelizzon is the author of two poetry collections, Whose Flesh is Flame, Whose Bone is time (Waywiser Press, 2014); and Nostos (Ohio University Press, 2000), which won the Hollis Summers Prize and the Poetry Society of America’s Norma Farber First Book Award. She is also co-author of Tabloid, Inc: Crimes, Newspapers, Narratives (Ohio State University Press, 2010), a study of the relations among sensation journalism, photography, and film between 1927-1958. Her poems and essays have appeared in journals including, Poetry, FIELD, The Hudson Review, The Missouri Review, New England Review, 32 Poems, The Kenyon Review, The Nation, Ploughshares, Zyzzva and Fourth Genre, and her writing has received awards including a Lannan Foundation Writing Residency Fellowship, a Pennsylvania Council for the Arts Grant, a John N. Wall Fellowship in Poetry at the Sewanee Writers’ Conference, and the “Discovery”/The Nation Award. She is an associate professor of English at the University of Connecticut, and currently splits her time between Connecticut and Brooklyn.

First posted: October 25, 2005

Last modified: April 25, 2016