Jennifer Hambrick

Poet

Biography

A Pushcart Prize-nominated poet, Jennifer Hambrick is widely published in literary journals, including the Santa Clara Review, Third Wednesday, Mad River Review, The Ekphrastic Review, Muddy River Poetry Review, Modern Haiku, The Heron’s Nest, and in dozens of other journals and anthologies across the U.S. and around the world. Her poetry has been translated into five languages and has received numerous awards, including from the Ohio Poetry Association and in the international Golden Haiku Competition (Washington, D.C.), the Montenegrin International Haiku Competition in English, the international Kaji Aso Studio Haiku Competition (Boston), from the Oxford, England-based World Haiku Review, and from Tokyo-based NHK World TV. In April 2018, Worthington’s McConnell Arts Center Chamber Orchestra will give the world premiere of an orchestral song setting of one of Jennifer Hambrick’s poems as part of The Poet’s Song, a music commissioning and poetry education project jointly supported by the McConnell Arts Center, the Worthington City Schools, and the Johnstone Fund for New Music. Jennifer chronicles her work as poet and performing classical musician on her blog, Inner Voices, at jenniferhambrick.com. A Columbus native, Jennifer Hambrick is perhaps best known to central Ohioans as the midday of host WOSU Public Media’s Classical 101 radio service (101.1 FM Columbus) and host and producer of The American Sound, which airs Saturday and Tuesday evenings on Classical 101.