Jeff Friedman

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Jeff Friedman is an American poet and professor. He is the author of five books of poetry, Black Threads,[1] (Carnegie Mellon University Press, 2007), Taking Down the Angel [2] (Carnegie Mellon University Press, 2003), Scattering the Ashes [3] (selected in the open competition for the Carnegie Mellon University Press Poetry Series, 1998) and The Record-Breaking Heat Wave[4] (BkMk Press-University of Missouri-Kansas City, 1986). His fifth book, Working in Flour is coming out soon on Carnegie Mellon University Press.

His poems and translations have appeared in many literary magazines, including American Poetry Review, Poetry (magazine), 5 AM, Agni Online, and The New Republic. His poems have also appeared internationally in Israel, Canada and Sweden and have been featured on Poetry Daily. He has won two Fellowships from the New Hampshire State Arts Council, the Editor's Prize from The Missouri Review and the Milton Dorfman Poetry Prize. He has had residencies at the MacDowell Colony, Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, the Vermont Studio Center and Yaddo.

Friedman, born in Chicago, Illinois, grew up in St. Louis, Missouri. He teaches at Keene State College in New Hampshire, and taught at New England College.


External links[edit]

  • New Hampshire Arts Council [1]