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2006 MCPL POET LAUREATE

Deborah FriesDEBORAH FRIES
Deborah Fries has published her poems in North American Review, Cream City Review, Cimarron Review, Terrain.org, ForPoetry and other print and online journals. She is the author of Various Modes of Departure, published by Kore Press in 2004 and selected in 2003 by Carolyn Forché as the winner of the second Kore Press First Book Award. She works in multiple genres – including essays, poetry, short fiction and non-fiction. She holds a B.A. and an M.A. in English from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. In 2002, she attended the Catskill Poetry Workshop, where she studied with Dave Smith and Steve Dunn, an experience that returned her to poetry after a long hiatus. A 2004 recipient of a grant from the Leeway Foundation, she lives in Elkins Park.

POEMS:

Arriving At X

Fall Rut

Little Cork

Like Field Mice

BOOKS:

Various Modes of Departure

WEBSITES:

The Black and White Beach

Shillington Lilies
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