Fred Ferraris

Lyons, CO 80540-0065
(303) 589-7266

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

Marpa Point
(Blackberry Books, 1976)
, Older Than Rain
(Selva Editions, 1997)
, The Durango Chronicles, Book One
(Blue Marmot Press, 2004)
Prayers for a Thousand Years
(Harper, 1999)
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 Won: 
Mark Fischer Award

Personal Favorites

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

More Information

Listed as: 
Fiction Writer, Poet
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Born in: 
Staten Island
Raised in: 
Staten Island, NY
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Last updated: Dec 20, 2013