Jennifer Hambrick (born Jennifer Mary Hambrick, Columbus, Ohio, U.S.A.), American classical musician, broadcaster, and poet. Her free-verse chapbook, Unscathed (2013), was nominated for the Ohioana Book Award; a full-length poetry collection, In the High Weeds (2021), won the Stevens Manuscript Award of the National Federation of State Poetry Societies; and she was the winner of the Sheila-Na-Gig Press Poetry Contest (2020). Her poetry was nominated for Pushcart Prizes in 2014 and 2020, and she is a frequent recipient of poetry commissions. Hambrick has been similarly honored for her work in haikai, including recognition from NHK World TV’s Haiku Masters series, the Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival Contest, the Jane Reichhold Memorial Haiga Competition, and the Golden Haiku Contest, Washington, D.C. She won the Haiku Society of America’s Haibun Award Competition in 2018 and is the author of the full-length haibun collection, Joyride (2021). She resides in Columbus, Ohio.
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