• Modern Ballads

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    an album of original ballads by GennaRose Nethercott, set to music by a lineup of America's best contemporary folk artists

  •   GENNAROSE NETHERCOTT

  • ABOUT

    GENNAROSE NETHERCOTT is the author of The Lumberjack’s Dove (Ecco/HarperCollins, 2018), selected by Louise Glück as a winner of the National Poetry Series. Her work has appeared in The Offing, Rust & Moth, Pank, and elsewhere, and she has been a writer-in-residence at the Vermont Studio Center, Art Farm Nebraska, and the Shakespeare & Company bookstore in Paris. She has toured nationally and internationally composing poems-to-order for strangers on a 1952 Hermes Rocket typewriter. Nethercott holds a degree in poetry, theatre, and folklore from Hampshire College. A Vermont native, she has lived in many cities across the US and Europe, but is always drawn back to the forest.

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  • SELECT PUBLICATIONS

    PANK: Three poems from Dear Fox, Dear Barn

     

    The Offing: excerpt from Dear Fox, Dear Barn (co-written with Ben Clark), 2016

     

    Phantom Drift: "Loorus," "Spark Panther," Nawl" from 50 Beasts to Break Your Heart, forthcoming 2017

     

    Black Lawrence Press They Said anthology: excerpt from Dear Fox, Dear Barn, forthcoming 2017

     

    Leveler: "Every Meal Tastes of Premonition" from Dear Fox, Dear Barn, 2016

     

    Maudlin House: "Ablutions," 2016

     

    Spark Creative Anthology: "The Legacy," Grand Prize Winner of 2015 poetry contest

    & "Each Uisge," First Runner Up of 2014 poetry contest

     

    Wyvern Lit: "The Autumn Kill," "Not Spam, Please Forward," & "Daylight Savings" 2015

     

    The Lindenwood Review: "The Someone on the Roof," Winner of 2015 fiction contest (print only)

     

    Alternating Current: "The Death & Birth of Jesse James on April 3rd, 1882," 2016 Charter Oak Award finalist

     

    Belleville Park Pages: "Being a Hero Is Not The Same as Being a Winner," 2014

    & "what we give away," 2014

     

    Hermeneutic Chaos Literary Journal: "The Sea God Dreams of Land," 2015

     

    Again I Wait For This To Pull Apart anthology (FreezeRay Poetry): "Justin Timberlake

    Gives Lessons in Shapeshifting," 2015 (print only)

     

    Cleaver Magazine: "Skin," 2014

     

    Rust + Moth: "Fuel," 2014

     

    Axolotl Magazine: "Paper Children," 2014

     

    Holland Park Press: "Departures," Winner of 2014 poetry contest

  • POETRY-TO-ORDER

    Custom poetry written on the topic of your choice-- by individual request and available for events.

    How to order a poem online: Send the subject of your desired poem to genna.nethercott@gmail.com; the topic can be as detailed or specific as you like. GennaRose will then email you your personalized poem within one week. Once your poem has been received you can leave a donation of your choice via PayPal to genna.nethercott@gmail.com.

     

    Poems-to-order can also be commissioned in person at GennaRose's pop-up poetry stand.

    Bring Poems-to-Order to your next party or event: Looking for the perfect way to make a special event memorable and unique? Want to send your guests home with a one-of-a-kind keepsake? Book GennaRose to come write Poems-to-Order-- the poetry stand can be hired for events, parties, weddings, etc. Email genna.nethercott@gmail.com for more information.

  • Events

    .....Date..............City.........................................Venue............................................................Event Type.......................Tickets/Info

     

    9/30.............Martha's Vineyard..........West Tisbury Library............Reading (in collab w/PSD architects)........free, 3:30pm

     

    10/14..............Brattleboro, VT...........Brattleboro Lit Fest................................... Local spotlight reading......... 11:15am, free

     

    10/15..............Brattleboro, VT............Mitchell Giddings Fine Arts.....................Ghost of Water reading........5:30pm, free

     

    10/24..............Northampton, MA.......Northampton Poetry at The Deuce..........Reading......................8pm, $4 ($3 for students)

     

     

  • GennaRose Nethercott is supported by the Passim Iguana Music Fund