Frank Richard Maloney

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Frank Richard Aloysius Jude Maloney (September 9, 1945 – January 6, 2009) was an American writer, editor, and poet. He was born in Seattle, Washington. He was a graduate of the University of Washington in Seattle where he studied under the poet and professor Nelson Bentley. Bentley had been a student of Theodore Roethke and W.H. Auden.

As editor-in-chief of Raven's Mask Press and Bonefire Press, Maloney later published two notable works by Nelson Bentley: A Day at North Cove, Raven's Mask Press, Seattle, 1974 and Grayland Apocalypse, Bonefire Press, Seattle, 1972

Frank Maloney's work is featured in the anthology, The Gift of Tongues: Twenty-five Years of Poetry from Copper Canyon Press. In 1974, Copper Canyon Press also published Maloney's best-known work, How to Eat a Slug.


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