Bio

AWP Readings and Signings

Various times throughout weekend - Red Bird Chapbooks table to sign my new chapbook Encantado illustrated by Matt Kish. Follow me on Twitter @djvorreyer for times.

Friday, April 10 - Menacing Hedge Reading at Mason's, 6 PM, 528 Hennepin Avenue So (@ 6th Street)  

Saturday, April 11  - Bookfair - Sundress Publications Table - 11:30 AM- 1 PM

Donna Vorreyer is the author of the full-length collection of poetry A House of Many Windows (Sundress Publications, 2013)as well as five  chapbooks: We Build Houses of Our Bodies (Dancing Girl Press, 2013), The Imagined Life of A Pioneer Wife (Redbird Chapbooks, 2013), Ordering the Hours (Maverick Duck Press, 2012), Come Out, Virginia (Naked Mannequin Press, 2011), and Womb/Seed/Fruit (Finishing Line Press, 2010).  Her poetry, fiction, and book reviews have appeared or are forthcoming in such journals as Sugar House Review, Rhino, Oyez Review, Sou'wester, The Labletter, Stirring, Menacing Hedge, Cider Press Review,  and anthologies such as A Face to Meet the Faces (2013) and New Poetry from the Midwest (2015).


She has received nominations for the Pushcart Prize and the Best of the Net Anthology  and has been the recipient of a residency at the Kimmel-Harding-Nelson Center for the Arts. She has been a past poetry editor for Mixed Fruit and is currently a poetry editor at Extract(s). Although she does not have an MFA, she gets an education daily in her life as a middle school English teacher.

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