Amy Fleury

 

 

Biography

 

Amy Fleury is a native of Nemaha County in rural northeast Kansas. Her poetry and fiction have appeared in numerous journals, including American Life in Poetry, Prairie Schooner, Southern Poetry Review, North American Review, The Southeast Review, Laurel Review, 21st, and The Yalobusha Review. Southern Illinois Press published her first collection of poetry, Beautiful Trouble, in 2004. It was the winner of the Crab Orchard Series in Poetry First Book Award, and was also included in a list of 100 notable books of 2004 published by The Kansas City Star. Recent books include Reliquaries of the Lesser Saints (RopeWalk Press, 2010) and Sympathetic Magic (Southern Illinois Press, 2013).

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Also By This Poet
  • Flood (Swan Scythe Press, 2013)

  • Notes to a Husband (Imaginary Friend Press, 2013)

  • Lancelot (Lazy Mouse Press, 2013)

  • Night Fishing (Yellow Flag Press, 2011)

  • 28 Blackbirds at the End of the World (Bandersnatch Books, 2010)

  • Aubade (Yellow Flag Press, 2009)

  • Counting Dust Devils: Early Season (Yellow Flag Press, 2009)

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Awards

 

  • Winner, 2013 Swan Scythe Press Chapbook Award

  • Semi-Finalist, 2013 Discovery/Boston Review Poetry Contest

  • Best of the Net Nomination, “The Hard Lines of Our Bodies” (Trigger - #2, 2012)

  • Best of the Net Nomination, “Rayville, LA, 1927” (Trigger - #1, 2011)

  • Finalist, Standing Rock Chapbook Contest, 2012

  • Rhysling Award Nomination, "28 Blackbirds at the End of the World," 2008

  • James Award Nomination, "Rhyme In Haiku," 2006

Media

 

2010 - present

2010 - present