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Sheeler, Jackie 1957-

Sheeler, Jackie 1957-

PERSONAL:

Born September 11, 1957, in New York, NY; daughter of George (a police officer) and Gloria (a civil servant; maiden name, Torres) Jaccarino. Ethnicity: "Mixed." Hobbies and other interests: Rock and roll vocalist.

ADDRESSES:

Home—P.O. Box 1401, New York, NY 10026. E-mail—[email protected]

CAREER:

Writer and poet. Poetz.com, publisher.

AWARDS, HONORS:

Magellan Prize, Buttonwood Press, 2002, for The Memory Factory.

WRITINGS:


The Memory Factory (poetry), Buttonwood Press (Champaign, IL), 2002.

(Editor) Off the Cuffs: Poetry by and about the Police, Soft Skull Press (Brooklyn, NY), 2003.

Contributor to literary journals and newspapers, including New York Quarterly, Rattapallax, Phoebe, New Millennium Writings, and New York Press.

WORK IN PROGRESS:

Another volume of poetry; a memoir titled Autobiography of a Street Junkie.

BIOGRAPHICAL AND CRITICAL SOURCES:


PERIODICALS


Booklist, March 15, 2003, Ray Olson, review of Off the Cuffs: Poetry by and about the Police, p. 1270.

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