blackbirdan online journal of literature and the artsSpring 2016  Vol. 15 No. 1
an online journal of literature and the arts
Gerry LaFemina

Gerry LaFemina’s most recent publications are Palpable Magic: Essays and Readings on Poets and Prosody (2015) and Little Heretic (2014), both from Stepher F. Austin State University Press. His poetry collection The Parakeets of Brooklyn (Bordighera Press, 2005) won the 2003 Bordighera Prize, and was published in both English and Italian. He is the recipient of a Puschart Prize. He is the executive director of Poets@Work, and he works at Frostburg State University as an associate professor in the Department of English and director of the Frostburg Center for Creative Writing.  end

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