Sally Fisher

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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

Good Question
(Bright Hill Press, 2015)
, The Shining Princess
(Viking/Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1981)
, The Square Halo
(Abrams, 1995)
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

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European American
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Born in: 
Evanston, IL
Raised in: 
Park Ridge, IL
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Last updated: Feb 28, 2017