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Poetry Omnibus reception scheduled for Saturday

...State Laureate Richard Dauenhauer, current Alaska State Laureate Nancy Lord, and published poets Emily Wall and Jenifer Rae Vernon. After the results were tallied, 16 people were selected for publication of their poetry on the Capital Transit...
Poetry OmniBus contest opens Dec. 1

...State Laureate Nancy Lord, former Alaska State Laureate Richard Dauenhauer, and published poets Emily Wall and Jenifer Rae Vernon. Winning poets will be invited to read their submissions at a formal poetry reading on March 13, 2010, at the...
FYI for the week of May 22, 2011

...oz. to Jessica and Timothy Anderson. ? On May 8, 2011, a son, Sebastian Yoke, weighing 7 lbs. 4 oz., to Jenifer Rae Vernon and Daniel Paul Yoke. ? On May 9, 2011, a son, Brendan Joseph Weston, weighing 7 lbs. 12 oz., to Angel and...
New at the library: Picture books for kids

...Month. Kick it off right by visiting the downtown library on Friday, April 8, at 7 p.m. to welcome local poet Jenifer Rae Vernon. Also, take a moment or two and create a poem of your own to put up on one of the poetrees at the downtown and...
Local poet Vernon honored with Tillie Olsen Award

Jenifer Rae Vernon, author of the poetry debut, Rock Candy, has won the Tillie Olsen Award for Creative Writing. The Working Class Studies Association...
'Rock Candy' juxtaposes hard and soft, bitter and sweet

In her debut collection, Jenifer Rae Vernon's verse celebrates "sweetness in bleak times," the raw beauty that despite dire surroundings elevates the ordinary, creating...


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