Jennifer Lagier's work has been published in U.S. and international anthologies, journals and e-zines. Her books include Coyote Dream Cantos (Iota Press, 1992), Second-Class Citizen (Bordighera, Inc., 2000), The Mangia Syndrome (Pudding House Publications, 2005), Fishing for Portents (Pudding House Publications, 2008), Agent Provocateur (Paisano Press, 2012), Hookup With Chinaski (Paisano Press, 2013), Penetrating the Mist, (Green Fuse Poetic Arts, 2013), Camille Vérité, (FutureCycle Press, 2014). Her newest book, Where We Grew Up, was published by FutureCycle Press who will also publish her new chabpbook, Camille Abroad, in November 2016. A full-length book of poetry, Harbingers, will be published in 2016 by Blue Light Press.

She has three poems in the newly published anthology, Getting Old. The title poem of her newest book, Where We Grew Up, was recently published in Plainsongs and received a good review by PoetryCommentary. The chapbook itself was reviewed in The Potomac.

Jennifer was nominated for the 2012 Pushcart Poetry Prize for her poem "Fifties Flashback" which was published in Song of the San Joaquin. In 2013, she won an Honorable Mention in the Voices Israel Ruben Rose Poetry Contest. She was just announced as a co-winner of the Evening Street Press Helen Kay Chapbook Poetry Prize with her manuscript, Scene of the Crime. Copies are now available for pre-order.

Jennifer owes her Italian American heritage to her grandparents, Joseph and Clementina Peini. She has served as Area Coordinator for California Poets in the Schools, helps coordinate the Monterey Bay Poetry Consortium Second Sunday Reading Series, and is a member of the Italian American Writers' Association and the Rockford Writers Guild. She co-edits the Homestead Review and maintains the web sites for The Monterey Poetry Review, Ping Pong Magazine and misfitmagazine.net.

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