Photo Courtesy of Rachel Eliza Griffiths
JP (Juliette) Howard’s poetry collection, Say/Mirror, was a 2016 Lambda Literary Award finalist and a recipient also of its 2016 Judith A. Markowitz “Emerging Writer Award.” She is the author of the chapbook bury your love poems here (2015).
JP is a 2018 featured author in Lambda Literary Foundation’s LGBTQ Writers in Schools program and a 2018 Brooklyn Arts Council award recipient. Additionally, she has received fellowships and grants from Cave Canem, VONA, and the Astraea Foundation. She is an Editor-at-Large at Mom Egg Review online.
JP’s poetry and essays have appeared in Academy of American Poets, Anomaly, Apogee Journal, The Feminist Wire, Split this Rock, Muzzle Magazine, and The Best American Poetry Blog. She holds degrees from Barnard College, City College of New York, and Brooklyn Law School.
This is JP’s fourth Festival as a participating writer and she will be offering the Writing Workshop, “HOW TO BLOOM: Creating, Presenting and Sustaining a Women Writers' Salon”.