Jennifer K. Sweeney

Jennifer K. Sweeney

Jennifer K. Sweeney’s second poetry collection, How to Live on Bread and Music, received the James Laughlin Award from the Academy of America Poets, the Perugia Press Prize and was later nominated for the Poets’ Prize. Her first book, Salt Memory, won the Main Street Rag Poetry Award. She is the recipient of a Pushcart Prize, the Elinor Benedict Poetry Award from Passages North and two Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg awards.  Her poems have been translated into Turkish and published widely in literary journals including American Poetry Review and Poetry Daily. She lives in Redlands, CA with her husband, poet Chad Sweeney and their son, Liam.