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Jennifer Hambrick

Jennifer Hambrick, 2013
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Jennifer Hambrick (born Jennifer Mary Hambrick, Columbus, Ohio, U.S.A.), American classical musician, broadcaster, and poet. Her full-length poetry collection In the High Weeds won the Stevens Prize. Her poetry has been nominated six times for a Pushcart Prize, she was the winner of the Sheila-Na-Gig Press Poetry Contest, and former U.S. Poet Laureate Ted Kooser featured her in American Life in Poetry. In her haikai work, Hambrick won the Martin Lucas Haiku Award and the HSA Haibun Award, and received recognitions in the Itoen Art of Haiku Contest, NHK World TV’s Haiku Masters series, the Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival Contest, the Betty Drevniok Haiku Contest, the Jane Reichhold Memorial Haiga Competition, and the Golden Haiku Contest, Washington, D.C. Her haibun collection, Joyride (2021), won the Marianne Bluger Book Award from Haiku Canada. Hambrick served as program chair for the 2023 Haiku North America conference; she resides in Columbus, Ohio.

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Updated on July 28, 2023