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JJ Penna

JJ_PennaJJ Penna is a musician and writer, and serves as a faculty member for The Juilliard School. He received his MFA in Poetry from Warren Wilson College and has been a Fellow at The Macdowell Colony, The Atlantic Center for the Arts, The Ragdale Foundation, and the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts. His work has appeared in The Florida Review, Nimrod, Brilliant Corners and other publications. He is a frequent lecturer on the interrelationship of song and poetry, and is at work on a novel.