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Sally Fisher

Author's Bio

A new book of Sally Fisher's poems, Good Question, will be published in 2015 by Bright Hill Press. Her poems have appeared in Field, Poetry East, The Threepenny Review, Margie, Chelsea, Shenandoah, and many other journals and anthologies. She has published two books for children (the Metropolitan Museum of Art and Viking) and The Square Halo, a book about art for adults (Harry N. Abrams). She has been a resident at the MacDowell Colony on five occasions. Her commentaries have appeared on NPR's All things Considered. She has given many readings as well as workshops for adults and children.

Publications and Prizes

Books:
The Square Halo (Abrams, 1995), The Shining Princess (Viking/Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1981)
Journals:
Chelsea, Field, Heliotrope, Margie, New Directions, Poetry Daily, Poetry East, Tar River Poetry Review, The Sun, The Threepenny Review, Turning Wheel

Personal Favorites

What I'm Reading Now:
Selected Poems by Paul Hostovsky, The Blessing by Richard Jones, Bender by Dean Young, Bury Me Standing by Isabel Fonseca, All In the Timing by David Ives
Favorite Books:
Rusell Hoban, Riddley Walker, many others
Favorite Authors:
Tony Hoaglalnd, many others

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Listing last updated: December 16, 2014

More Information

Listed as:
Poet
Gives readings?
Yes
Travels for readings?
Yes
Identifies as:
European American
Prefers to work with:
Children
Fluent in:
English
Born in:
Evanston, IL
Raised in:
Park Ridge, IL

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