Curriculum Vitae


Education

  • University of Cincinnati: Bachelors of Science in Biology
  • University of Cincinnati: Masters of Arts in English
  • Pacific University: MFA in Creative Writing, Poetry

Grants, Residencies, Honors and Awards

  • Served from 2012-2013 as Redmond, Washington’s second Poet Laureate.
  • One poem, “Introduction to the Body in Fairy Tales,” included in Volume 6 (2014) of The Year’s Best Horror.
  • In 2012, Jeannine Hall Gailey was appointed Poet Laureate of Redmond, Washington.
  • She Returns to the Floating World was awarded a Florida Publishers Association Prize for Poetry in 2011 and is a finalist for the 2012 Eric Hoffer Montaigne Medal.
  • Awarded the Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Poetry Prize in 2011 and 2007.
  • Awarded Washington State Artist Trust GAP Grant in 2007.
  • Two poems from Becoming the Villainess, “Persephone and the Prince Meet Over Drinks” and “Becoming the Villainess,” appeared in the 2007 edition of The Year’s Best Fantasy and Horror.
  • Awarded an “Honorable Mention” in the 2008 Mainichi Haiku Contest.
  • Received travel grant awards from Washington State Arts Commission, in 2004 and 2006.

Poetry Publications

Books

Literary Magazine Publications

  • “Every Human is a Black Box,” Mid-American Review, Spring 2014.
  • “Introduction to the Limits of Metaphor (a Love Poem),” The Rumpus April Poetry Feature, April 2014.
  • “Introduction to Disaster Preparedness,” Poet’s Market, 2014.
  • “For the Love of Ivy,” Barrelhouse online, Spring 2013.
  • “The End” and “Things I Learned in Waiting Rooms,” The 2River View, Spring 2013.
  • “Elemental,” Rattle, Winter 2012.
  • “Once Upon a Time,” American Poetry Review, May/June 2012.
  • The Robot Scientist’s Daughter [one of us],” The Journal, Spring/Summer 2011.
  • “The Robot Scientist’s Daughter [Experiment in Sleep Deprivation],” The Journal, Spring/Summer 2011.
  • “The Robot Scientist’s Daughter [Polonium-210 ],” The Journal, Spring/Summer 2011.
  • “The Foxfire Books: In Case of Emergency, Learn to Make Glass” and “Knoxville, 1979,” Prairie Schooner, Spring 2011.
  • “I Forgot to Tell You the Most Important Part,” Rattle, Summer 2010.
  • “Sleeping Beauty Gets an MRI,”Fourteen Hills, issue 16.2, 2010.
  • “The Robot Scientist’s Daughter [morbid],”MARGIE, volume 8, 2009.
  • “The Girls Next Door,” Court Green, issue 7, 2010.
  • “Cesium Burns Blue,” The Cincinnati Review, Winter 2009-2010.
  • “The Robot Scientist’s Daughter Journeys West,” The LA Review, issue 6.
  • “Married Life,” Ninth Letter, Vol. 5 Issue 2, Winter 2008-2009.
  • “One More Meditation on Coffins and Castles,” American Poetry Journal, issue 8.
  • “Risking Our Lives,” Willow Springs, Fall 2008.
  • “Waiting at the OB/Gyn for the Results of a Biopsy,” 5 AM, Spring 2008.
  • “Advice Given to Me Before My Wedding” was a semifinalist for the Rattle Poetry Prize and appears in the Summer 2008 issue of Rattle.
  • “Yume (the Dream)” appears in the Spring 2008 issue of 32 Poems.
  • “The Note the Fox-Wife Leaves Him” appears in Rhino 2008.
  • “Winter Etude (with Playstation Accompaniment)” was a finalist for the Erskine J. Prize; “Love Letter to Hayao Miyazaki” was a finalist for the Beullah Rose Prize. Both poems appeared in issue 15 of Smartish Pace.
  • “My Little Brother Learns Japanese” appears in the Winter 2008 issue of Calyx.
  • “Autobiography” appears in issue 1 of Barn Owl Review.
  • “In the Month of Quail” and “The Fox-Wife Describes Their Courtship” appear in the September 2007 issue of Contemporary Haibun Magazine.
  • “The Husband Tries to Write to the Disappearing Wife” appeared in the Spring 2007 issue of Redactions.
  • “The Fox-Wife Describes Their Courtship” appeared in Spring 2007’s The Columbia Poetry Review.
  • “She Rescues a Fire Demon” appears in Cranky issue 9.
  • Two poems, “The Gift of Tongues” and “The Husband Asks Her,” appeared in the Spring 2007 Harvard Journal of Feminist Studies in Religion.
  • “Standing in the Anime Kingdom,” Siren, issue 4 .
  • “Fingernails” appeared in issue 23 of In Posse Review.
  • “Rescuing Seiryu, the Blue Dragon” appeared in the 2007 issue of Eleventh Muse.
  • “The Fox-Wife Dreams” and “When Asked What Makes Her Unique” appeared in the Fall/Winter 2006 issue of Pebble Lake Review.
  • “Becoming the Villainess” appears in the Spring 2006 issue of The Evansville Review.
  • Two poems, “The Princess Who Loved Insects” and “The Crane Wife,” appear in The Summer 2006 issue of 2 River Review.
  • “The Woman Waits” appears in the July 2006 issue of The Boxcar Poetry Review.
  • “The Fairy Melusine” and “When Red Becomes the Wolf” appeared in the Spring 2006 issue of The Seattle Review. “When Red Becomes the Wolf” was reprinted on the April 30, 2006 issue of Verse Daily.
  • “Femme Fatale” and “Supervillain Help Wanted Ads” published in the 2006 issue of The Eleventh Muse. “Femme Fatale” was reprinted on Verse Daily.
  • “Case Studies in Revenge: Philomel Gives Advice” published in the Spring 2005 issue of The Iowa Review.
  • “On Dying Again: Dirge for a Video Game Heroine” published in the Spring 2005 issue of The Columbia Poetry Review.
  • “Female Comic Book Superheroes,” published in the January 2005 issue of Cranky. This poem was reprinted in the March 2005 issue of Seattle Woman Magazine.
  • Her Nerves,” “Disney Hopes Fairies Fly Into Little Girls’ Hearts,” and “Rumplestiltskin” appeared in the Winter 2005 issue of Wicked Alice.
  • “To a Self-Proclaimed Manic Depressive Ex-Stripper Poet, After a Reading” appeared in the Winter 2005 issue of Rattle.
  • “Through the Looking Glass” appeared in Rhino 2005.
  • “Husband, Interrupted,” published in the Spring/Summer 2006 issue of Pearl.
  • “She Complains About the Mockingbird” and “Wonder Woman Dreams of the Amazon” published in issue 2 of The American Poetry Journal. “Wonder Woman Dreams of the Amazon” was reprinted on Verse Daily.
  • “Summersweet,” Spire Magazine, published in the Spring 2005 issue.
  • “You Misunderstand Republicans,” Pedestal Magazine, Fall 2004.
  • “Reading Glamour in a Dark Age,” published in the Spring 2005 issue of 32 Poems.
  • “Allerlierauh Reveals Her True Self to the Prince,” Fall/Winter 2004 issue of Diner.
  • “Breathing In the Asthma Capital,” published in 88 Issue #4.
  • “Crush,” Puerto del Sol, Spring 2005 40th Anniversary issue.
  • “The Taste of Rust in August,” Pontoon 7.
  • “Horoscope” and “Their Love Letters” in Rattle, Winter 2003 issue.
  • “Knoxville, 1978,” The Seattle Review, Summer 2003 issue.
  • “Remembering Philomel,” Beloit Poetry Journal, Winter 2002 issue.
  • “The Villainess,” Adirondack Review, Spring 2003 issue.
  • “Philomel, at the End,” The Melic Review, Spring 2003 issue.
  • “My Little Brother, in Parts,” canwehaveourballback.com, Issue 14.
  • “Writing in Coffee Shops,” Bainbridge Island Poetry Corners, April 2004.

Reviews, Interviews and Criticism

Journalism and Technical

  • “A Year in the Life of a City Poet Laureate,” and “How to Give a Great Poetry Reading,” Poet’s Market 2014.
  • “When to Go Small,” Poet’s Market 2011. Reprinted in Poet’s Market 2012.
  • “Speculative Poetry Markets,” “Why Publishing a Chapbook Makes Sense,” Poet’s Market 2010.
  • “Why Publishing a Chapbook Makes Sense” also appeared in Poet’s Market 2011.
  • “Pop Culture and Poetry,” Centrum’s Experience Magazine, Spring 2008.
  • “Seattle’s Literary Scene,” Seattle Woman Magazine, November 2005.
    Available online at http://www.seattlewomanmagazine.com/november05-3.htm
  • “Girlfriend Getaways: When You Need to Get Away From Everyone but Your Friends,” Seattle Woman Magazine, May 2005.
    Available online at: http://www.seattlewomanmagazine.com/may05-1.htm
  • “Bar Food in Seattle,” Northwest Palate Magazine, January/February 2005 issue.
  • “Gourmet To Go,” Seattle Woman Magazine, October 2004.
  • “Profile of Chef Christine Keff of Flying Fish,” Seattle Woman Magazine, September 2004
  • “Negotiating Household Chores,” Seattle Woman Magazine, September 2004.
  • Book Published: Understanding Web Services Specifications and the WSE, Microsoft Press, January 2004.
  • “In Search of the Perfect Scone,” Northwest Palate Magazine, January/February 2004 issue.
  • “What Would You Trust a Robot To Do?” Servo Magazine, November 2003 issue.
  • “Writing For the Web,” Microsoft Office Online, February 2002.
  • Strategy guide for “Tony Hawk 4″ in Nintendo Power gaming magazine, Winter 2002 issue.
  • “Restaurants with Class(es),” Northwest Palate Magazine, March/April 2003 issue.
  • Produced content and published restaurant, entertainment, and venue reviews for AOL Digital City.
    Published reviewer on AOL Digital City Richmond and AOL Digital City Seattle.
  • Co-authored paper on “Fundamentals of Machine Vision” for the Handbook of Industrial Automation, Marcel Dekker, Inc. New York, 2000.

Volunteer, Board and Teaching Experience

  • Taught graduate seminar classes “Introduction to Poetry” and “Advanced Poetry Workshop,” as well as worked as a thesis adviser, for National University’s MFA Program, 2008-2013.
  • Member of the Core Faculty (Summer 2008) for Centrum’s Young Artists Project
  • Consulting Editor of Crab Creek Review.
  • Senior Poetry Editor, Silk Road, the literary magazine of Pacific University’s MFA program, 2006.
  • Online Editor, The Raven Chronicles – 2001-2007, as well as Guest Poetry Editor for the final print issue, “Whimsies.”
  • Literary Magazine and Book Reviewer, NewPages.com
  • Board Member and Advertising and Distribution Manager at The Seattle Review – 2003-2004

Appearances – Readings, Lectures, Panels

  • May, 2014: Featured reader and presenter at Skagit River Poetry Festival.
  • March 1, 2014: “Drawn to Marvel” AWP Offsite reading at Ray Gun Lounge in Seattle.
  • February 27, 2014: “Superheroes of Poetry” AWP Offsite reading at Jack Straw Writers in Seattle.
  • May 11, 2013. “Once Upon a Time” Poetry Readings and Reception. VALA Art Center in Redmond Town Center.
  • May 3, 2013. Jack Straw Reading. Jack Straw Productions.
  • April 28, 2013: Reading at Open Books. Seattle, WA.
  • April 16, 2013: Reading and discussion on “Building a Poetry Community for Field’s End. Bainbridge Island Library. Bainbridge Island, WA.
  • April 6, 2013. Teen workshop “Once Upon a Time in a Far-Off Land.” Redmond Library. Redmond, WA.
  • March 15, 2013. Freaks and Geeks: LA Review Visits Seattle. Soul Food Books. Redmond, WA.
  • March 8, 2013. VALA Grand Opening Gala reading. VALA. Redmond, WA.
  • January 11, 2013. Reading at King’s Books. Tacoma, WA.
  • January 4. Reading, Art Show, and workshop on Japanese poetic forms. Bellevue Art Museum. Bellevue, WA.
  • Dec 5, 2012. Geek Talks: E-publishing. Redmond Library. Redmond, WA.
  • October 6, 2012. Inaugural Redmond Poet Laureate Reading. SecondStory Reparatory, Redmond Town Center. Redmond, WA.
  • November 17, 2012. Reading with Kathleen Flenniken at Redmond Library. Redmond, WA.
  • April 25, 2012: Teen workshop, sponsored by RASP: “Anime and Haibun.” Redmond, WA.
  • April 26, 2012: Hugo House and Bushwick Book Club presents Poets and Musicians Collaborate. Seattle, WA.
  • October 25, 2011: Teen workshop, sponsored by RASP, “Poetry: Comic Book Superheroes, Mythology, and You” at the Redmond Old Fire House Teen Center, Redmond, WA.
  • September 25, 2011: Jeannine Hall Gailey reads at Open Books. Seattle, WA.
  • September 20, 2010. Jeannine Hall Gailey reads at Lit Crawl. San Francisco, CA.
  • May 21, 2010: Jeannine Hall Gailey reads with Fourteen Hills. San Francisco, CA.
  • April 4, 2010 – 12 PM. WonderCon Conference. Jeannine Hall Gailey lectures on superheroines and poetry. San Francisco, CA.
  • May 10, 2009 – 3 PM. Open Door Books: Jeannine Hall Gailey reads in Second Sunday series in Pacific Beach, CA.
  • July 15-17, 2008: Jeannine Hall Gailey teaches workshops on haiku and haibun forms at the Port Townsend Writers Conference in Port Townsend, Washington.
  • June 22-27, 2008: Jeannine Hall Gailey teaches at Centrum‘s High School Summer Arts Intensives in Port Townsend, Washington with the Young Writers Project.
  • May 8, 2008: Reading and workshop at Cascadia Community College in Bothell, Washington.
  • October 4, 2007: Reading and Q&A at the University of Akron in Akron, Ohio.
  • October 2, 2007: Reading and Q&A with Mary Biddinger at SUNY Fredonia in Fredonia, New York.
  • June 16, 2007: Lynelle Edwards and Jeannine Hall Gailey read at Elliot Bay Bookstore in Seattle.
  • June 6, 2007: Reading with Deborah Woodard at ParkPlace Books in Kirkland, WA.
  • May 24th, 2007: The Cranky Reading at the Richard Hugo House theater.
  • April 11 2007 at 7:30 PM with Ander Monson and Catherynne M. Valente at the Hopleaf for the Bookslut Reading Series in Chicago.
  • April 21: Reading with Natasha Moni at the Richard Hugo House as part of the Seattle Poetry Festival.
  • Monday, April 23: Juliet Patterson and Jeannine Hall Gailey read from their new poetry collections. 7 p.m. Cabaret at The Richard Hugo House.
  • March 28, 2007 at 6:30 PM – Reading with Marvin Bell and Joshua Reed Stuart at the Central Library (801 SW 10th Ave) in downtown Portland, Oregon.
  • Friday, March 2, 2007 from 8 PM to 10:30 PM at the Django in Atlanta, Georgia for the AWP “Frock You” Switchback reading.
  • Friday, December 8, 2006 at 7 PM – Reading at the Blu Wolf in Tacoma, Washington.
  • Wednesday, October 11 – 7:30 PM at Portland State University in the Smith Center, room 238 – A reading with Laurel Snyder and Jeannine Hall Gailey in Portland, Oregon, with sponsorship from The Burnside Review and PSU.
  • Saturday, October 21, 2006 at 7:30 – Reading with Martha Silano at Village Books in Bellingham, Washington.
  • Tuesday, October 3, 2006 – Reading at 7 PM, Room 125 in Cherry Hall at Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, Kentucky.
  • Friday, October 6, 2006 – 4 PM – Reading at the Elliston Poetry Room in Langsam Library at the University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio.
  • Saturday, August 5, 2006 – 3 PM to 5 PM – Wild and Wicked Tour – Featuring poets Jeannine Hall Gailey and Martha Silano and the work of their book cover artists Michaela Eaves and Tom Collicott at The Cabaret at The Richard Hugo House.
  • Saturday, July 15, 2006 – 2-4 PM – Reading at The Kent Station with the 20th annual summer reading of the Northwest Renaissance Poets.
  • Tuesday, July 18, 2006 – 7 PM – Jeannine Hall Gailey and Annette Spaulding Convy are featured readers at the new reading series at Soul Food Books in Redmond. Open Mike after.
  • Friday, July 7th, 2006 – Garrison Keillor reads “Female Comic Book Superheroes” from Jeannine Hall Gailey’s Becoming the Villainess on the Writer’s Almanac.
  • Two radio appearances: A reading and discussion of my book, Becoming the Villainess, on Seattle’s KUOW show, The Beat, on June 12th at 2 PM, and a poem, “Spy Girls,” from Becoming the Villainess, featured on Garrison Keillor’s Writer’s Almanac on NPR on June 16th.
  • May 19-20, 2006. Featured reader, panelist and workshop leader at the Skagit Valley Poetry Festival, La Conner, Washington.
  • April 22, 2006. Reading from Becoming the Villainess with Copper Canyon”s Peter Pereira at Portland, Oregon”s Wordstock Literary Festival.
  • Saturday, August 5, 2006. Wild and Wicked Tour – Featuring poets Jeannine Hall Gailey and Martha Silano and the work of artists Michaela Eaves and Tom Collicott at The Cabaret at Hugo House.
  • Saturday, October 21, 2006. Reading with Martha Silano at Village Books in Bellingham, Washington.
  • Thurs. Aug 11, 2005. Lecture on “The Writer”s Craft ” Humor in Poetry.” Part of the It”s About Time series at Ravenna Third Place Books. Jeannine Hall Gailey on The Writer’s Craft
  • Tuesday, October 11, 2005 Guest Moderator and Lecturer: Jeannine Hall Gailey at the Northwest SPLAB”s Living Room Critique Center.
  • February 17-19, 2006. RadCon, Pasco, Washington. Speaking on panels Saturday and Sunday (Mythology Themes in science fiction and fantasy, Writing for Gamers) and a reading from my chapbook, “Female Comic Book Superheroes,” on Saturday night at 8 PM.
  • Wednesday, Aug 17, 2005. Reading at On the House, 12th & Pike Streets, Capitol Hill. Part of the Reel to Real series.
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