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Background Information

Employment History

Getaway Reads

Faculty

Cape May Getaway

Hannacroix Creek Books Inc

Professor of English and Writer

Sussex County Community College

Poet

Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation

President and Chief Executive Officer

The New Jersey Historical Society

Writer

Sussex

Education

University of Montana

M.F.A.

Warren Wilson College

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Priscilla Orr, author of Jugglers & Tides, from Hannacroix Creek Books, is a recipient of fellowships from New Jersey State Council on the Arts and Yaddo and twice nominated for a Pushcart Prize.Orr's poems been awarded and have appeared in Southern Poetry Review, Nimrod, Worcester Review and other journals.Orr works as a poet for the Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Program and is on the Cape May Getaway faculty. n Associate Professor at Sussex County Community College, she has taught literature and writing. n 2000, she started the Idiom Reading Series, and served as the first Director of the Betty June Silconas Poetry Center. he is currently serving as Interim Dean of Liberal Arts, Social Science & Education. Orr lives with Crosby, her Norwich terrier in Hamburg, NJ.
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Priscilla Orr
Priscilla Orr, author of Jugglers & Tides, from Hannacroix Creek Books, is a recipient of fellowships from New Jersey State Council on the Arts and Yaddo and twice nominated for a Pushcart Prize.Orr's poems been awarded and have appeared in Southern Poetry Review, Nimrod, Worcester Review and other journals.Orr works as a poet for the Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Program and is on the Cape May Getaway faculty. n Associate Professor at Sussex County Community College, she has taught literature and writing. n 2000, she started the Idiom Reading Series, and served as the first Director of the Betty June Silconas Poetry Center. he is currently serving as Interim Dean of Liberal Arts, Social Science & Education. Orr lives with Crosby, her Norwich terrier in Hamburg, NJ.
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Jugglers & Tides by Priscilla Orr (1997) Priscilla Orr's powerful and eloquent first collection as she explores loss, the mother-daughter and father-daughter relationships, childlessness, searching for love, fear, sexuality, loneliness, illness, and friendship.
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"Orr writes accessible poems about divorce, childlessness, parents, the presents of pets and friends, and the impact of passions and places in a woman's life."
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"...some of the best poetry being written today:Orr's work contains the inner music of good poetry and will prove a treat to all who discover her."
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Priscilla Orr
Priscilla Orr, author of Jugglers & Tides, from Hannacroix Creek Books, is a recipient of fellowships from New Jersey State Council on the Arts and Yaddo and twice nominated for a Pushcart Prize.Orr's poems been awarded and have appeared in Southern Poetry Review, Nimrod, Worcester Review and other journals.Orr works as a poet for the Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Program and is on the Cape May Getaway faculty. n Associate Professor at Sussex County Community College, she has taught literature and writing. n 2000, she started the Idiom Reading Series, and served as the first Director of the Betty June Silconas Poetry Center. he is currently serving as Interim Dean of Liberal Arts, Social Science & Education. Orr lives with Crosby, her Norwich terrier in Hamburg, NJ.
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"What I Wish Folks Had Told Me Along the Way" by Priscilla Orr
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Here is a list of useful sites for poets originally compiled by Priscilla Orr and updated by Jan Yager: This list is provided for informational purposes only.
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Jugglers and Tides is Priscilla Orr's powerful and eloquent first collection.
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1. Why do you think Orr began her collection with the poem "Floundering?"
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4. What feelings or themes in your own life are evoked by Orr's collected poems?
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8. Orr wrote a poem about her mother's favorite kind of book.
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Why is the tone in Orr's
poetry so direct, so "down to the bone?"
10. Why does Orr end her collection with the poem, "Yearning?"
About the Author
Priscilla Orr graduated from the University of Montana. She also holds an M.A. from
Columbia University's Teachers College and an M.F.A. from Warren Wilson College.
New Jersey Council on the Arts fellowship recipient, Orr was raised in Mississippi and
Montana. She started writing poetry at fifteen, after her family could no longer afford to
give her piano lessons. "Images stay with me," writes Orr, "and the rhythms and sound all
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Orr, Gregory and Ellen Bryant Voight, editors.
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To book poet Priscilla Orr for poetry readings at festivals, libraries, or bookstores, as well as for broadcast or print interviews, send an e-mail to the publicity department at Hannacroix Creek Books: publicist@hannacroixcreekbooks.com or fax (203) 968-0193. (For time sensitive requests, our phone number is: 203-321-8674.)
If you are a member of the media, contact hannacroix@aol.com to access the press release and sample interview questions, for Jugglers and Tides and poet Priscilla Orr.


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Priscilla Orr
Priscilla Orr, author of Jugglers & Tides, from Hannacroix Creek Books, is a recipient of fellowships from New Jersey State Council on the Arts and Yaddo and twice nominated for a Pushcart Prize.Orr's poems been awarded and have appeared in Southern Poetry Review, Nimrod, Worcester Review and other journals.Orr works as a poet for the Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Program and is on the Cape May Getaway faculty. n Associate Professor at Sussex County Community College, she has taught literature and writing. n 2000, she started the Idiom Reading Series, and served as the first Director of the Betty June Silconas Poetry Center. he is currently serving as Interim Dean of Liberal Arts, Social Science & Education. Orr lives with Crosby, her Norwich terrier in Hamburg, NJ.
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Jugglers and Tides is Priscilla Orr's powerful and eloquent first collection. Here is the full range of Orr's penetrating, lyrical, and philosophical view of the world as she explores and probes loss, the mother-daughter relationship, childlessness, searching for love, fear, sexuality, loneliness, the father-daughter relationship, illness, and friendship.
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Priscilla Orr is a New Jersey-based award-winning poet and English college professor.
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