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- My full-length collection, Like the O in Hope, is here! You may order it from The Poetry Box SelectShawn Aveningo Sanders, editor; cover art from a collage by Wilmington, NC, artist Elizabeth Darrow

- North Carolina Literary Review has nominated my poem "Prelude to Lust" for the 2019 Best of the Net Anthology.

"The Dead Woman's Suitcase" and "Smoke Jumper" are included in ​Flying South.

- Kakalak 2019 includes my poems "Salvage Yard" and "The Man Who Took Her Blood." 

- Hermit Feathers Review has accepted two New Bern-themed poems for publication: "Waterway" and "Bayard Wootten." The latter is about a pioneering woman photographer from this city.


You may order either of my chapbooks right here

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Easy to fool a green thing: make it warm.

In spring, usher it out, offer earth, rain, and sky.

Don't be alarmed: the older leaves will die

but new growth will come, dutiful mute flowering.

—from "Instructions on Forcing"

by Jeanne Julian

In Like the O in Hope, The Poetry Box Select, 2019


"Doll, Tryon Palace" is also featured in ​Kakalak 2019.

Poetry.  Photography.

Jeanne Julian

"Old Cypress, Neuse River" appears in monochrome in Kakalak 2019.

​​Quotations for writers

“Everything in life is writable about if you have the outgoing guts to do it, and the imagination to improvise. The worst enemy to creativity is self-doubt.”

―Sylvia Plath

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