Mann, Jeff(rey A.)

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MANN, Jeff(rey A.)

MANN, Jeff(rey A.). American, b. 1959. Genres: Poetry, Essays. Career: Performed as guitarist and dulcimer player, 1979-83; Pipestem State Park, worked in recreation department, 1980, assistant naturalist, 1981; Lambda Environmental Technologies, contract botanist, 1987; West Virginia University, Morgantown, instructor in English, 1987-89; Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, instructor in English, 1989-. Southwest Virginia Governor's School for Science, Mathematics, and Technology, instructor at poetry workshop, 1998 and 1999; judge of poetry contests and other writing competitions; gives readings from his works, including appearances at public schools and senior citizen centers. Publications: POETRY: Bliss, 1998; Mountain Fireflies, 2000; Flint Shards from Sussex, 2000; Bones Washed with Wine, 2002. OTHER: Edge (essays), 2003. Work represented in anthologies. Contributor of poems, articles, and reviews to journals. Address: Department of English, 210 Shanks Hall, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA 24061, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]