Jennifer K. Dick
Jennifer Dick is a poet and author. Retina/Rétine, published in 2005, is a bilingual, hand-sewn chapbook with artwork by Kate Vanhouten and translation by Rémi Bouthonnier. Her book Fluorescence was published by a major university press and was the 2004 winner of the Contemporary Poetry Prize.
Previously editor of the literary review Upstairs at Duroc, Dick co-curates the multilingual Ivy Writers Series with Michelle Noteboom, writes book reviews for Tears in the Fence and conducts interviews with other poets. Recent poems appear in The Colorado Review, Aufgabe, Gargoyle, Mipoesias.com, Diner, and Green Mountains Review. Her work also appears in numerous anthologies, including Moosehead Anthology X: Future Welcome (2005), the Valley of Contemporary Poets’ 2005 anthology, In the Criminal's Cabinet (2004), Short Fuse: The Global Anthology of New Fusion Poetry (2002), and 100 Poets Against the War (2003). She has guest edited a selection of French translations for the Chicago Postmodern Poetry website, including her own translations of French poet Rémi Bouthonnier.
Originally from Iowa City, Dick holds a BA from Mount Holyoke College and an MFA from Colorado State University. She currently lives in Paris where she is a doctoral candidate in comparative literature at Paris III: La Sorbonne Nouvelle. She teaches for the Ecole Nationale de la Statistique et de l’Administration Economique and for Oxbridge Summer Programs.