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Jari Chevalier's poems have recently appeared in Beloit Poetry Journal, Boulevard, Cincinnati Review, Green Mountains Review, Gulf Coast Online, Poetry East, Puerto del Sol, Spillway, The Cortland Review, The Massachusetts Review, and other literary journals. Her poem "In the Bird Sanctuary" won the 2018 Common Ground Poetry Contest. In Fall 2016 she won the inaugural poetry contest at Sheila-Na-Gig Online. She has placed as a semi-finalist for the 2015, 2016, and 2018 Tomaž Šalamun Prize. In 2014 she received a Merit Award in the Atlanta Review International Poetry competition and was a finalist in the Ploughshares Emerging Writer's Contest.
Her interdisciplinary work in art and poetry has received support from Vermont Studio Center and from Marble House Project.
Jari holds a Master of Arts in Creative Writing from CCNY where she studied with the late William Matthews and received an Academy of American Poets Prize. An honors graduate in Literature and Writing at Columbia University, Jari Chevalier has served on the adjunct writing faculties of State University of New York at Purchase and at Antioch University Santa Barbara. She has been invited to teach creative writing to adults and children through numerous academic, non-profit, and private venues.
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"Wheel" in Concīs, Summer 2017 (w/ audio)"Dry Landscape" and "If Ever" in Arcturus, June 2017
"Andean Strains" in Beloit Poetry Journal, Winter 2015/2016, Vol. 66 No 2, featured in holiday promotion