HUMMINGBIRD STUDIOS_JAMIE WENDT-10+ (1)Jamie Wendt is the author of Fruit of the Earth, a poetry collection published by Main Street Rag Publishing Company, which was a winner of the 2019 Illinois Women’s Press Association Book Award and the 2019 National Federation of Press Women Award. She graduated from the University of Nebraska Omaha with an MFA in Creative Writing, and she received a Bachelor of Arts in English and a Bachelor of Science in Secondary Education from Drake University. Her poetry has been published in a variety of literary journals and anthologies, including Feminine Rising: Voices of Power and Invisibility, Lilith, Raleigh Review, Minerva Rising, Third Wednesday, and Saranac Review. Her essays and book reviews have been published in Green Mountains Review, the ForwardLiterary Mama, and others. Wendt teaches high school English and lives in Chicago with her husband and two children.




Interviews & Book Reviews of Fruit of the Earth

Interview with Highland Park Poetry (June 2019):

Book Review in Literary Mama (April 2019): http://www.literarymama.com/reviews/archives/2019/04/a-review-of-fruit-of-the-earth.html

Interview with Midwestern Gothic (November 15, 2018): http://midwestgothic.com/
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Book Review in Mom Egg Review (November 29, 2018): http://momeggreview.com/2018/11/27/fruit-of-the-earth-by-jamie-wendt/

Author Meet & Greet Interview with Sue Rovens: https://suerovens.com/meet-greet-author-q-as/
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Book Review in Jewish Book Council (December 2018): https://www.jewishbookcouncil.org/book/fruit-of-the-earth

Interview with JUF News (November 2018): 'I'm excited that this interview about my book is featured in the November JUF News! Check it out! :)'