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Jennifer Lagier's work has been published in anthologies, journals and e-zines internationally and the U.S. 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) and Penetrating the Mist, (Green Fuse Poetic Arts, 2013), Camille Vérité, (FutureCycle Press, 2014). Her newest book, Where We Grew Up, has just been published by FutureCycle Press.

She also has three poems in the newly published anthology, Getting Old.

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.

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

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