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Roz Spafford

Author's Bio

Until 2006, Roz Spafford taught writing at the University of California at Santa Cruz, where she also served as provost of College Eight. She now works as a writing instructor at the University of Toronto. For several years, she wrote a column on media and cultural criticism, titled "Meditations," as well as book reviews for newspapers throughout northern California. Her poems, short stories and excerpts from her novel "Telling Time," (in manuscript) have appeared in numerous literary magazines and anthologies, as well as in broadside from Moving Parts Press. Her new novel, just completed, is "Passion Play," about how the politics of the 1970s shaped the personal lives that followed. Her first book of poems, "Requiem," was published in November, 2008 by Writers and Books in Rochester, New York.

Publications and Prizes

Books:
Requiem (Writers & Books, 2008)
Journals:
Bellingham Review, Mississippi Review, Network, Nimrod, Quarry West, Room, Viz Inter-Arts
Prizes:
David Nathan Meyerson award, 2010 (fiction). The Gell Prize, 2008 http://www.wab.org/gell/gellpoetryprize.shtml

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Listing last updated: May 25, 2013

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Listed as:
Poet
Gives readings?
Yes
Travels for readings?
Yes
Prefers to work with:
Any
Fluent in:
English

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