blackbird spring 2002 vol.1 no. 1



Victoria Redel is a poet and fiction writer. Her book of poetry, Already the World, appeared in 1995. She is also the author of a collection of short fiction, Where the Road Bottoms Out (1995). Her novel, Loverboy, which was published in 2001, was awarded the S. Mariella Gable Novel Award and was selected as a Borders Original Voice, a Paperback Book Club Featured Selection, and a BookSense 76 selection. Her work has appeared in numerous journals, including Bomb, The Antioch Review, Missouri Review, The Ohio Review StoryQuarterly, Epoch, and O, The Oprah Magazine. Redel has received a fellowship in poetry from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Fine Arts Work Center, as well as the Tom and Stan Wick Poetry Prize. She teaches at Sarah Lawrence College, the Columbia University Graduate Writing Program, and the Vermont College MFA Program in Creative Writing.  

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