About the Author

Jill Kelly Koren is a poet and a full-time mother. She studied English and pre-medicine at Yale and earned a Master’s of Fine Arts degree in Creative Writing from Spalding University. Her poems have appeared in The Louisville Review, Women. Period., Literary Mama and the poetry podcast Red Lion Sq.. Her chapbook, While the Water Rises Around Us, was published in 2011.

Koren is Assistant Professor of English at Ivy Tech Community College in Madison, Indiana, where she lives with her husband, emeka, and their two children, Sonny and Esphyr. The Work of the Body, published by Dos Madres Press, is her first full-length collection, .




Available now from your favorite independent bookstore, Dos Madres Press, or directly from the author (contact via email: [email protected]).

Author Portrait: Teacher, Poet, Lover by Tom Kelly