Rachel Guido deVries

deVries
Cazenovia, NY 13035
Phone: 
(315) 436-4878
Website: 

Author's Bio

I am a poet and fiction writer. REcent fiction has appeared in Ragazine, and poems are forthcoming in Voices in Italian Americana. My novel, Tender Warriots (1986, Firebrand) is still in print. A new chilren's books, Stata Ziti, Josie, and a new collection of poems for adult readers, A Woman Unknown in Her Bones, will be published in 2014 by Bordighera Books. Other books of poems include How to Sing to a Dago. (1996), Gambler's Daughter, (2001, and The Brother Inside Me (20080, all by Guernica Editions. Teeny Tiny Tino's Fishing Story, her first children's books, was published by Bordighera Books, 2008.

Publications and Prizes

Books: 
Gambler's Daughter
(Guernica Editions, 2001)
, How to Sing to a Dago
(Guernica Editions, 1996)
, Tender Warriors
(Firebrand Books, 1986)
, The Altar Boy of Limbo
(Guernica Editions, 2007)
Anthologies: 
The Milk of Almonds
(Feminist Press, 2002)
, The Voices We Carry
(Guernica Editions, 1994)
Journals: 
Italian Americana, Paterson Literary Review, Rattle, VIA, Voices in Italian Americana
Prizes Won: 
NYFA in fiction, 1986 NYSCA Writer in Residence Award,1986 Teeny Tiny Tino's Fishing Story: Winner of the Paterson Prize for Books for Young People Award, 2008

Personal Favorites

What I'm Reading Now: 
The Interstings by Meg Wolitzer
,
Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi
,
Rapture by Carol Ann Duffy
,
Mute Objects of Expression by Francis Ponge
,
Leavings by Wendell Berry

More Information

Listed as: 
Fiction Writer, Poet
Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
Italian American
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Paterson
Raised in: 
Prospect Park, NJ
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Last updated: Oct 14, 2016