Anne Jennings Paris is a writer and visual artist whose work focuses on the intersection of American popular culture and natural history. Anne is a two-time recipient of an Academy of American Poets Prize. Her poetry has appeared in Zyzzyva, The Cimarron Review, and the Pomona Valley Review. Her nonfiction has appeared in Northwest Palate Magazine, On the Page Magazine, and Shadow Boxing: the Art and Craft of Nonfiction. Anne was excited to present her new collection of poetry, Killing George Washington, at Wordstock 2009, because the book features several historic figures with ties to the Portland area. Anne is originally from Gainesville, Florida. She is a graduate of Wesleyan University and received her MFA in Creative Writing from San Jose State University. Anne lives with her family in Oregon City, Oregon, where she teaches art and creative writing.
Complete Reading from Mountain Writers Series 2009