Joanna Fuhrman

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Joanna Furhman (born 1972)[1] is an American poet and professor. She is the author of five collections of poems, the most recent being The Year of Yellow Butterflies (Hanging Loose Press, 2015). Her poems have appeared widely in literary magazines and journals, including New American Writing, Fence, Conduit, American Letters & Commentary,[2] and The New York Quarterly,[3] and in anthologies.[4] Fuhrman is a member of the Alice James Books Cooperative Board,[5] and poetry editor for Boog City, a community newspaper for the Lower East Side in New York. She is a graduate of the University of Washington MFA program. In the past, she taught creative writing in public schools through Poets House. She is currently the Teaching Instructor and Coordinator of Instruction to Creative Writing at Rutgers University. Also, she teaches creative writing at Sarah Lawrence College's Writing Village,[6] and in libraries through the Teachers & Writers Collaborative. She lives in Brooklyn with her husband, the playwright Robert Kerr.[7][1]

Published works[edit]

  • The Year of Yellow Butterflies (Hanging Loose Press, 2015)
  • Pageant (Alice James Books, 2009)
  • Moraine (Hanging Loose Press, 2006)
  • Ugh Ugh Ocean (Hanging Loose Press, 2003)
  • Freud in Brooklyn (Hanging Loose Press, 2000)


  1. ^ Library of Congress Online Catalog > Joanna Fuhrman
  2. ^ American Letters & Commentary > No. 17
  3. ^ The New York Quarterly > Issue 64
  4. ^ Red Room: Where the Writers Are > Joanna Fuhrman Biography Archived 2012-09-08 at
  5. ^ Alice James Books > Cooperative Board Archived 2008-11-19 at the Wayback Machine
  6. ^ Writer's Village: A Creative Writing Intensive, retrieved 2018-11-26
  7. ^ Alice James Books > Author Page > Joanna Fuhrman Archived 2009-10-31 at the Wayback Machine

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