Randall, Jessy
Birth Year (-Died Year): 
1969
Birth City: 
Hornell
Birth State: 
NY
Current Location: 
Colorado Springs CO
Occupation(s): 
Librarian
Biography: 

Jessy Randall is the Curator of Special Collections at Colorado College, a position she has held since 2001. She publishes regularly in literary magazines, is the author of several books, and occasionally guest-edits the online poetry journal Snakeskin.

Awards/Honors: 
A Poem from Injecting Dreams into Cows was chosen to adorn a street-cleansing truck in Australia as part of the Sydney Writers Festival
Colorado Book Award finalist, 2007
Denise Pomeraning Memorial Enrichment Grant, 2011
Pikes Peak Arts Council micro-grant, 2009 and 2011
Nominated by various editors for the Best of the Net, Best American Non-Required Reading, and Best Creative Non-Fiction anthologies along with prizes including the Pushcart and the Rhylsing
Education/Training: 
Master's in Library Science, UNC-Chapel Hill, 1994 - AB, Columbia University, 1992
Organizations: 
AWP - ALA
Speaker Availability: 
Yes
Speaker Topics: 
Poetry - digital literature - Helen Hunt Jackson's novel Ramona - language and slang (including etymologies of Harry Potter spell words) - library shenanigans
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