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Pamela Gemin

Pamela Gemin (born April 20, 1954) is an author and editor. She is also an Associate professor of English at the University of Wisconsin–Oshkosh.


  • Works 1
  • Honors 2
  • External links 3
  • References 4


Pamela Gemin is the author of Vendettas, Charms, and Prayers (1999, New Rivers Press), which was a Minnesota Voices Project winner. She is also the editor of University of Iowa Press' Boomer Girls (1999, with Paula Sergi), Are You Experienced? (2003), and Sweeping Beauty (2005). Her new collection of poems, Another Creature, was a finalist for the Miller Williams Poetry Prize and will be published by University of Arkansas Press in 2010.

Gemin has published poems in such journals as Green Mountains Review and Prairie Schooner, and her poetry and anthologies have been featured on National Public Radio's All Things Considered and Morning Edition, as well as Garrison Keillor's Writers' Almanac.


She received a 2005 Wisconsin Arts Board Awards Fellowship in Literary Arts from the Wisconsin Arts Board for her poetry. [1] [2]

She was awarded the D.H. Lawrence Fellowship from the University of New Mexico in 2001, and was a writer-in-residence at the Chautauqua Institution in 2005 and 2009.

External links

  • Faculty page at UW–Oshkosh


  • National Public Radio – 'Sweeping Beauty' Cleans Up With Poetry, by Susan Stamberg Discusses a poetry collection edited by Pamela Gemin, with quotations from her]
  • The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, September 28, 2005 by Annysa Johnson – Takes Five; Pamela Gemin; On housework, poets offer sweeping verse
  • Wisconsin Book Festival – Pamela Gemin

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