Jill McDonough

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Jill McDonough
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Nationality American
Alma mater Stanford University,
Boston University
Genre poetry
Notable awards Witter Bynner Fellowship,
Lannan Literary Award

Jill Susann McDonough is an American poet.


She grew up in North Carolina. She graduated from Stanford University and has an MA from Boston University.[1] She taught in the Prison Education Program of Boston University.[2]

Her work has appeared in The Threepenny Review,[3] The New Republic, and Slate.[4] She is married to bartender and musician Josey Packard. She has written of her marriage in an essay titled "A Natural History of my Marriage".[5]





  • McDonough, Jill, ed. (2000). Forgotten eyes : poetry from prison. Boston: Metropolitan College, Boston University. OCLC 46677483. 

List of poems[edit]

Title Year First published Reprinted/collected
Preface 2011 McDonough, Jill (July 23, 2011). "Preface". Harvard Review Online. Retrieved 2015-04-16.  McDonough, Jill (2013). "Preface". In Henderson, Bill. The Pushcart Prize XXXVII : best of the small presses 2013. Pushcart Press. pp. 398–399. 


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