Quan Barry

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Quan Barry
GenrePoetry, literary fiction

Amy Quan Barry (born Saigon) is an American poet and novelist. She is a recipient of the Agnes Lynch Starrett Poetry Prize.


She was raised in Danvers, Massachusetts, where she played on the Danvers High School field hockey team in the late 1980s. [1]

She graduated from the University of Michigan, with an MFA, and was a Wallace Stegner fellow at Stanford University and the Diane Middlebrook poetry fellow at the University of Wisconsin. She teaches at the University of Wisconsin–Madison.[2]

Her work has appeared in The Kenyon Review, The Missouri Review,[3] The New Yorker,[4] Southeast Review,[5] and Virginia Quarterly Review.[6]



  • We Ride Upon Sticks. Penguin Random House. 2020. ISBN 978-1-524-74809-8[7] [8]
  • She Weeps Each Time You're Born. Random House. 2015. ISBN 978-0-307-91177-3. [9][10]

Poetry collections[edit]



Awards and honors[edit]

  • 2012 PEN/Open Book, finalist, Water Puppets
  • 2010 Donald Hall Prize in Poetry, Water Puppets

See also[edit]


  1. ^ [https://www.salemnews.com/news/lifestyles/casting-a-spell-danvers-native-mixes-witch-history-with-field-hockey-in-new-novel/article_e73280a6-4d03-5962-835b-c9a107317736.html Casting a spell: Danvers native mixes witch history with field hockey in new novel]
  2. ^ [1]
  3. ^ "The Missouri Review". 2000. Retrieved 1 January 2015.
  4. ^ The New Yorker. "Page not found". The New Yorker. Retrieved 1 January 2015. Cite uses generic title (help)
  5. ^ [2]
  6. ^ [3]
  7. ^ Barry, Quan (2020). We ride upon sticks (First ed.). New York. ISBN 978-1-5247-4809-8. OCLC 1103536420.
  8. ^ "We Ride Upon Sticks by Quan Barry: 9781524748098 | PenguinRandomHouse.com: Books". PenguinRandomhouse.com. Retrieved 2020-06-04.
  9. ^ [4]
  10. ^ "'She Weeps Each Time You're Born' by Quan Barry - the Boston Globe".
  11. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2015-01-14. Retrieved 2015-01-13.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)

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