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​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.

- "Fifteen Days of Writing to a Jailbird" will be in Poetry Quarterly's spring issue. "Ticketmaster, 1999" is in that journal's winter issue.

- "Mistakes" received an honorable mention in the 2019 North Carolina Poetry Society contest's Mary Ruffin Poole American Heritage category. 

Red Clay Review ​out of Central Carolina Community College will publish three of my poems in their upcoming issue with a music theme: "American Music," "Epithalamium," and "In Her Hands"—the latter written for the annual North Carolina Poetry Society sestina contest years ago. It didn't win a prize then, but it'll now see publication!

- Speaking of NCPS, the January 12 meeting offered an inspirational line-up of readers and presenters: Len Lawson, Jacinta V. White, and Dan Albergotti. At the open mic, I read from Relic and Myth.

- My first full-length collection, Light Source, has been accepted for publication by The Poetry Box Select. 

Strange: I could provide you
a sandwich, ordered online.
But not cute haiku.

—from "Fifteen Days of Writing to a Jailbird"

by Jeanne Julian

forthcoming in ​Poetry Quarterly


"Window in Florence" received an Award of Excellence at the 29th annual Art from the Heart exhibit in Morehead City, NC, this spring. 

Poetry.  Photography.

Jeanne Julian


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​​Quotations for writers

“What is left unsaid, and the expanse of quiet that surrounds it, is just as important—sometimes more important —than what is said. This is true in poetry, and in life. Poets pay attention to, and understand, blank space."

—E. Ce Miller

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