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Lucy Biederman

Author's Bio

Lucy Biederman is a poet and critic, the author of four chapbooks, and a PhD candidate in English Literature/Creative Writing at the University of Louisiana in Lafayette. She received an MFA in poetry from George Mason University in 2010 and has received scholarships from the Tin House Summer Writers Workshop and the Squaw Valley Community of Writers. Her poems have appeared and are forthcoming in journals including Denver Quarterly, The Laurel Review, and Unsplendid. Lucy is also a prolific critic and book reviewer. She regularly reviews new poetry for Jewish Book World and has contributed reviews to Sink Review, Coldfront, and other journals. As a reviewer she focuses on female authors and feminist themes. Her critical essays have appeared in West Branch and A Sense of Regard: Essays on Poetry and Race (U of Georgia P, 2014).

Publications and Prizes

Chapbooks:
As I Walked Into the Middle of the Night Squinting (Red Bird Chapbooks, 2013), The Hardest Part Is Done (Grey Book Press, 2013), The Other World (Dancing Girl Press, 2012)
Prizes:
2013 Best of the Net Finalist. 2013 Pushcart Prize Nominee. 2012 Best of the Net Nominee. Second Place, Muriel Hoff Jewish Poetry Award, University of Hartford (2013) Second Place, Beullah Rose Poetry Prize, Smartish Pace (2008)

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Listing last updated: July 10, 2014

More Information

Listed as:
Poet
Gives readings?
Yes
Travels for readings?
Yes
Identifies as:
Feminist
Prefers to work with:
Adults, Teenagers
Fluent in:
English
Born in:
Chicago, IL
Raised in:
Chicago, IL

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