Ken Fifer

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Center Valley, PA 18034-9312
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Author's Bio

Ken Fifer‘s poetry collections include Architectural Conditions (2012, with architect Larry Mitnick), After Fire, Water Presents, The Moss That Rides on the Back of the Rock, and Falling Man; he has edited three anthologies of poems by children. His poems have appeared in many journals, including Theodate, Barrow Street, New Letters, and Ploughshares. His translations of contemporary Turkish poetry (with Nesrin Eruysal) have appeared in The Wolf (UK), Söyleşi Üç Aylık Şiir Dergisi (Turkey), The Literary Review, and other magazines in the US and abroad. He has a Ph.D. in English Language and Literature from The University of Michigan.

Publications and Prizes

Books: 
After Fire
(March Street Press, 2007)
, Falling Man
(Ithaca House, 1979)
, Water Presents
(Nova House, 2005)
Anthologies: 
Bigger Than They Appear: Anthology of Very Short Poems
(Accents Publishing, 2013)
Journals: 
Apalachee Review, Barrow Street, Beloit Poetry Journal, Blast Furnace, Blueline, California Quarterly, Cimarron Review, Cincinnati Review, Crab Creek Review, Gargoyle Magazine, Grey Sparrow Journal, New Letters, Ouroboros Review, Partisan Review, Ploughshares, Poetry Now, The Comstock Review, The Journal, The Literary Review, The Wolf, Theodate

More Information

Listed as: 
Poet
Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
Jewish
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
NYC
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Last updated: May 15, 2014