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April 2006
A Simple Human Motion
by Jeff Worley

Jeff Worley

Jeff provided this summary of his writing career as of early 2006:

  • editor and chief science writer, Odyssey magazine, UK’s magazine on research and scholarship

  • Happy Hour at the Two Keys Tavern (poems) forthcoming from Mid-List Press in April 2006

  • Leave Time (chapbook/poems), September 2005 from Finishing Line Press

  • winner of the Atlanta Review’s 2002 Grand Prize ($2,002) for the poem “His Funeral”

  • A Simple Human Motion (poems), May 2000 from Larkspur Press in Monterey, KY

  • twice awarded a $5,000 Al Smith Fellowship (1997; 1990) from the Kentucky Council for the Arts

  • Writer-in-Residence, Writer’s Voice of the YMCA (Lexington, KY), 1996

  • winner of Mid-List Press First-Book Poetry Prize (The Only Time There Is, published in 1995)

  • awarded a $20,000 Fellowship in Creative Writing (Poetry) for 1991 from the National Endowment for the Arts

  • 375 poems in College English, The Threepenny Review, Poetry Northwest, Black Warrior Review, Prairie Schooner, The Literary Review, Chicago Review, Indiana Review, The Georgia Review, Boulevard, The Atlanta Review, Harvard Review, New England Review, Shenandoah, DoubleTake, The Southern Review, Green Mountains Review, The Tampa Review, The Missouri Review, Witness, The Beloit Poetry Journal, New Orleans Review, Writing Poems (Pearson, Longman, 6th ed.), Yankee, The Sewanee Review, Connecticut Review, Tar River Poetry, Louisiana Literature, New York Quarterly, River Styx, Poet Lore, American Literary Review, and others

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