blackbirdan online journal of literature and the artsSpring 2023  Vol. 21  No.3
an online journal of literature and the arts
Fleda Brown

Fleda Brown is the author of ten collections of poetry, most recently Flying Through a Hole in the Storm (Ohio University Press, 2021), winner of the Hollis Summers Prize from Ohio University Press. Earlier poems can be found in The Woods Are On Fire: New & Selected Poems (University of Nebraska Press, 2017), chosen by Ted Kooser for the University of Nebraska poetry series in 2017. Her collection of essays, with Vermont Poet Laureate Sydney Lea, Growing Old in Poetry: Two Poets, Two Lives, came out in 2013 from Autumn House Press. Her work has appeared three times in The Best American Poetry and has won a Pushcart Prize, the Felix Pollak Prize, the Philip Levine Prize, and the Great Lakes Colleges New Writer’s Award, and has twice been a finalist for the National Poetry Series.  end

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