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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Hannah Gamble  

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Genre: C:ADULT Poetry



Illinois Connection

Gamble lives in Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

Hannah Gamble is a poet, essayist, screenwriter, and director. Her first book of poems, Your Invitation to a Modest Breakfast, won the National Poetry Series in 2011. In 2014, she received the Ruth Lilly/Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg fellowship from the Poetry Foundation. She is the writer, director, and executive producer of the Chicago-based webseries Choose Me: An Abortion Story, which was selected for several national and international film festivals, winning the Award of Excellence for a TV Show from the Montreal Independent Film Festival in 2020.

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Titles At Your Library


-- ''Your Invitation to a Modest Breakfast, '', *Won the National Poetry Series in 2011