Philip Fried

New York, NY 10027-6830

Author's Bio

Philip Fried is a New York-based poet and little-magazine editor. He has published six books of poetry, the most recent being Interrogating Water and Other Poems (Salmon, 2013). His international poetry journal, The Manhattan Review, has been called “excellent” and “lively” by critics. Fried also collaborated with his wife, the fine-art photographer Lynn Saville, to produce Acquainted with the Night, a book combining her night photography with poetry from around the world.

Publications and Prizes

Big Men Speaking to Little Men
(Salmon Poetry, 2006)
, Cohort
(Salmon Poetry, 2009)
, Early/Late: New and Selected Poems
(Salmon Poetry (Ireland), 2011)
, Interrogating Water and Other Poems
(Salmon Poetry (Ireland), 2014)
, Mutual Trespasses
(Ion Books, 1988)
, Quantum Genesis
(Zohar Press, 1997)
, Squaring the Circle
(Salmon Poetry (Ireland), 2016)
2001: A Science Fiction Poetry Anthology, edited by Keith Daniels
(Anamnesis Press, 2001)
, Acquainted with the Night
(Rizzoli, 1997)
, And What Rough Beast: Poems of the End of the Century, edited by Robert McGovern and Stephen Haven
(Ashland Poetry Press, 1999)
, Dogs Singing, edited by Jessie Lendennie
(Salmon Poetry (Ireland), 2011)
, In the Black, In the Red, edited by Gloria Vando
(Helicon Nine Editions, 2012)
, In the Criminal's Cabinet, edited by Todd Swift
(Nth Position, 2004)
, Poetry After 9/11: An Anthology of New York Poets, edited by Dennis Loy Johnson and Valerie Merians
(Melville House Publications, 2002)
, Token Entry: Poems of the New York City Subway, edited by Gerard LaFemina
(Smalls Press, 2012)
Beloit Poetry Journal, Chelsea, Maryland Poetry Review, Massachusetts Review, Notre Dame Review, Paris Review, Partisan Review, Plume, Poet Lore, Poetry, Poetry London, Poetry Review, Tin House, Warscapes
Prizes Won: 
Robert Fraser Distinguished Visiting Poet, Bucks County, PA, Community College, 2003 Poem of the Week, The Guardian, 1/5/15-1/12/15: "Ballad," from Interrogating Water, chosen by Carol Rumens

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Last updated: Apr 25, 2016