January O'Neil

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January O'Neil

January Gill O’Neil is the author of Misery Islands (2014) and Underlife (2009), both published by CavanKerry Press. She is the executive director of the Massachusetts Poetry Festival and an assistant professor of English at Salem State University. Recently, she was elected to the Association of Writers and Writing Programs’ (AWP) board of directors. Her poems and articles have appeared or are forthcoming in American Poetry Review, New England Review, Ploughshares, North American Review, and Crab Orchard Review, among others. A Cave Canem fellow, she runs a popular blog, Poet Mom. She lives with her two children in Beverly, Massachusetts.