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Fred Ferraris

Author's Bio

Alfred (Fred) Ferraris is a poet, writer, and actor. His poetry and prose have been widely published in journals, including The Café Irreal, Caveat Lector, Cold Mountain Review, Escape Into Life, Stand, Thieves Jargon, and The Worcestor Review, and have been included in the anthology, Prayers For A Thousand Years, HarperSanFrancisco (1999) and the forthcoming anthology Ginosko 2 (2014). His books include Marpa Point, Blackberry Books (1976), Older Than Rain, New and Selected Poems, Selva Editions (1997), and The Durango Chronicles, Book One, Blue Marmot Press (2005). He has been a finalist in the National Poetry Series, a nominee for a Pushcart Prize, and a recipient of the Mark Fischer Award from the Telluride Writers Guild. His film collaboration, Even the Door Must Open, was a selection of the Nolita Film Festival (NYC). He has acted on television, radio, and in films. His credits include, among others, Time Capsule, Sisyphean, From The Vermillion Stage, and, presently in production, the feature-length film, The Fourth Moment.

Publications and Prizes

Books:
The Durango Chronicles, Book One (Blue Marmot Press, 2004), Older Than Rain (Selva Editions, 1997), Marpa Point (Blackberry Books, 1976)
Anthologies:
Prayers for a Thousand Years (Harper, 1999)
Journals:
Audience, Cafe Irreal, Caveat Lector, Cold Mountain Review, Diner, Heaven Bone, Mad Blood, Marginalia, Orbis, Soundings East, Spout, Switched-On Gutenberg, thieves jargon, Wavelength, Worcester Review, Yalobusha Review
Prizes:
Mark Fischer Award

Fred Ferraris Resume

Personal Favorites

What I'm Reading Now:
Mind Beyond Death by Dzogchen Ponlop, Sanford Meisner On Acting by Sanford Meisner & Dennis Longwell

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Listing last updated: December 20, 2013

More Information

Listed as:
Fiction Writer, Poet
Gives readings?
Yes
Travels for readings?
Yes
Prefers to work with:
Adults
Fluent in:
English
Born in:
Staten Island, NY
Raised in:
Staten Island, NY

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