Butler Jenna

Jenna Butler was born in Norwich, England in 1980. She is a poet, educator, and publisher who currently makes her home in Edmonton, Alberta. Her work has appeared around the world in literary magazines, anthologies, and journals, and she has edited over thirty books of poetry in Canada and England. Butler is the author of eight short collections of poetry, in addition to the trade books Aphelion (NeWest Press 2010), Wells (University of Alberta Press 2012), and the forthcoming Seldom Seen Road (NeWest Press 2013). Butler is the founding editor of Rubicon Press and teaches Creative Writing and Literature at Grant MacEwan University.

Awards
Shortlisted, Bridport Prize 2012
CAA Exporting Alberta Award for Aphelion (2011)
Shortlisted, BPAA Award for Poetry Book of the Year (Aphelion, 2011)
CV2's Show Me the Book Contest 2009 (top three manuscripts)
CV2's 2-Day Poem Contest (First place, 2006)
Shortlisted, Feile Filiochta International Poetry Competition, Ireland (2005)
James Patrick Folinsbee Prize (2004)
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation's Alberta Anthology (2004)
Hazel Alberta Robinson Award (2003)

Selected Publications
Seldom Seen Road (NeWest Press, Canada, forthcoming)
Wells (University of Alberta Press, Canada, 2012) ISBN: 978-0-88864-606-4
Aphelion (NeWest Press, Canada, 2010) ISBN: 978-1-897126-60-8

Lepidopterists (stately/Plump Publishing, Canada, forthcoming)
Songs for a Broken Season (Snowapple Press, USA, 2012)
Love Letters (Snowapple Press, USA, 2012)
Spindle: Ghazals (Snowapple Press, USA, 2011)
Nyctogram: The Lewis Carroll Poems 1-5 (The Olive Reading Series, Canada, 2010)
Forcing Bloom (above/ground press, Canada, 2008)
weather (Red Nettle Press, Canada, 2008)
Winter Ballast (The Olive Reading Series, Canada, 2008)

Selected Anthologies
Planet Earth Poetry Anthology (title TBC, Leaf Press, forthcoming)
Home and Away (House of Blue Skies Press, 2009) ISBN: 978-0-9784588-1-2
Writing the Land: Alberta Through Its Poets (House of Blue Skies Press, 2007) ISBN: 978-0-9784588-0-5
The Moosehead Anthology X: Future Welcome (DC Books, 2005) ISBN: 1-897190-06-9
Otherwheres (Pen & Inc. Press, 2005) ISBN: 1-902913-25-6

Books in Print
Wells (University of Alberta Press, 2012) ISBN: 978-0-88864-606-4, $19.95
Aphelion (NeWest Press, 2010) ISBN: 978-1-897126-60-8, $14.95

Jenna Butler
E-mail: editor@rubiconpress.org
Website: www.jennabutler.com
Link: http://www.rubiconpress.org