Poet & Writer
Jeannette Allée has published poetry in The Best American Poetry, The Iowa Review, The Believer, FIELD, Atlanta Review, Fence, Gargoyle, Green Mountains Review, Gulf Coast, Evergreen Review, Jabberwock Review, The National Poetry Review, New Orleans Review (short little story), Pontoon, Seneca Review, South Dakota Review, The Southern Poetry Review, The Spoon River Poetry Review, Zyzzyva, and online for PoetsAgainstTheWar.org and ThisIBelieve.org.
She is the recipient of an Artist Trust grant, 4Culture grant, winner of the Hugo House New Works award; and has been a finalist for the National Poetry Series and the Iowa Review Award for poetry. She is a former curator of Words’ Worth, the poetry program of the Seattle City Council.
Additionally, Jeannette has performed unconventional social critique monologues at On the Boards, Theatre Off Jackson, the Mae West Fest, the Seattle Fringe Festival, the Vancouver Fringe Festival, the Annex Theatre, and New City Theatre. She has appeared on KUOW, KAOS, CBC radio; and has been a participant in Trapdoor 62: Surrealist Salon/Saloon at Bumbershoot and the Richard Hugo House. Previously, Jeannette worked her way around the world for over a decade (including for passage on a German freighter across the Pacific), and majored in film and creative writing.