Jill McDonough

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Jill McDonough
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Alma materStanford University,
Boston University
Notable awardsWitter 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] Oxford Magazine,[4]The New Republic, and Slate.[5] 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".[6]




  • McDonough, Jill (2008). Habeas corpus. Cambridge: Salt Publishing. OCLC 671805276.
  • Where you live, London: Salt, 2012, ISBN 9781844719099, OCLC 811345862
  • Reaper, Farmington, ME: Alice James Books, 2017, ISBN 9781938584268, OCLC 959035781


  • 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 (ed.). The Pushcart Prize XXXVII : best of the small presses 2013. Pushcart Press. pp. 398–399.


  1. ^ http://www.bostonathenaeum.org/node/659
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-04-29. Retrieved 2011-06-29.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  3. ^ http://www.threepennyreview.com/samples/mcdonough_sp08.html
  4. ^ "Jill McDonough - Poems". www.jillmcdonough.com. Retrieved 2018-03-29.
  5. ^ http://www.slate.com/id/2174671/
  6. ^ http://owlsmag.wordpress.com/2009/12/09/a-natural-history-jill-mcdonough/
  7. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-10-16. Retrieved 2011-06-29.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)

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