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Joanne Faries

Author's Bio

I threw away the red corporate stapler to embark on a new adventure - writing and publishing. It's been a challenge, but I've learned a lot and every day brings new words, images, and yes, acceptances (a few) and rejections (more than a few).

Publications and Prizes

Anthologies:
River Poems (Lilly Press, 2010), Freckles to Wrinkles (Silver Boomer Books, 2008)
Journals:
Off the Coast, River Poets Journal, Salome Magazine, The Orange Room Review, The Storyteller, Up The Staircase, Westward Quarterly
Prizes:
2009 Portia Steele Fiction Winner National Federation of State Poetry Societies - 2010 Mother/Daughter Award - 5th honorable mention

Personal Favorites

What I'm Reading Now:
the Monster in the Box by Ruth Rendell, The Ode Less Travelled by Stephen Fry, New Yorker Stories by Ann Beattie
Favorite Books:
Liar's Club, The Lovely Bones, A Secret History
Favorite Authors:
Mary Karr, David Sedaris, Anne Tyler

Please note: All information in the Directory is provided by the listed writers or their representatives.
Listing last updated: June 9, 2011

More Information

Listed as:
Poet
Gives readings?
Yes
Travels for readings?
Yes
Identifies as:
Caucasian
Prefers to work with:
Any
Fluent in:
English
Born in:
PA
Raised in:
North Wales, PA

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