Julie Sheehan at PechaKucha Night Hamptons, Vol. 11
March 6, 2015
Julie Sheehan is a 2008 recipient of a Whiting Writers’ Award and author of three poetry collections: Bar Book: Poems & Otherwise, published by W.W. Norton in 2010, Orient Point, which won the 2005 Barnard Women Poets Prize, and Thaw, winner of the Poets Out Loud prize from Fordham University. Other honors include a 2009 NYFA Fellowship in Poetry, the Elizabeth Matchett Stover Award from Southwest Review, the Robert H. Winner prize from Poetry Society of America, and, from Paris Review, the Bernard F. Conners prize.
Her poems have appeared in many magazines and anthologies including Kenyon Review, The New Republic, The New Yorker and Yale Review, The Best American Poetry (ed. Paul Muldoon and Good Poems, American Places (ed. Garrison Keillor) to name a few. She served as poetry co-editor of the 2011 Pushcart Prize anthology with Tom Sleigh and teaches in the MFA in Creative Writing Program at Stony Brook Southampton, which she also directs.