Jacqueline Lyons is the author of the poetry collections Adorable Airport (forthcoming from Del Sol Press in 2010), The Way They Say Yes Here (Hanging Loose Press, 2004), and the chapbook Lost Colony (Dancing Girl Press, 2009). Her nonfiction has been nominated for Pushcart Prizes and cited in Best American Essays. She has received a National Endowment for the Arts Poetry Fellowship, the Peace Corps Writers Best Poetry Book Award, the Indiana Review Poetry Prize, a Nevada Arts Council Fellowship in Nonfiction, and the Del Sol Poetry Prize. She teaches at Washington State University.

In answer to our question of why she writes, Jacqueline responded:

“One of the most satisfying and joyful exercises I know is the regular practice of attempting to translate thought into the written word.”







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