Deborah Schwartz


250 Rutherford Avenue Bunker Hill Community College/English Department
Boston, MA 02129-2925

Author's Bio

Deborah Schwartz is the author of the collection of poetry, A Girl Could Disappear Like This,  (Kattywompus Press, 2019.) Her  poetry, fiction, books reviews and essays on critical and feminist pedagogy, Jew-Bu/Queer spirituality, the activism of love and other phenomena that doesn't always like to present as categorizable have been published in journals and anthologies. She lives in Somerville with her partner/wife/girlfriend, and teaches in the English Department at Bunker Hill Community College.


Publications & Prizes

A Girl Could Disappear Like This (Kattywompus Press, 2019)
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A Girl Could Disappear Like This was chosen as a finalist by:

Carolina Wren Press; Inlandia Press; Still House Press; 42 Miles Press

A Girl Could Disappear Like This was chosen as a semi-finalist by:

Ahsahta Press; Anhinga Press; Elixir Press; Jacar Press

Personal Favorites

Favorite authors: 
Vasko Popa, Virgina Woolf, Ocean Vuong, Kim Hyesoon, James Baldwin, Eileen Myles, Ariana Reines, Dorothea Lasky, Irena Klepfisz, Rainer Maria Rilke, Zora Neale Hurston, Anne Carson, Henry James, Emily Dickinson, Frederick Douglass, Tomaz Salamun, Joanna Russ, Natalie Golderberg, Alison Bechdel, Jack Spicer, Marcel Proust, Harold Pinter, Ta Nahisi Coates, Gloria Anzaldua, Muriel Rukeyser, Audre Lorde, W.B Yeats, William Faulkner, I.B Singer...
What I'm reading now: 
Binti: The Complete Trilogy by Nnedi Okorafor, The Periodic Table by Primo Levi, The Companion Guide To the Rosh Hashanah Prayer Service by Moshe I. Sorscher, Dunce by Ruefle, Jumbalaya by Luisa Tish

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New Haven, CT
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New Haven, CT
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Last update: Oct 02, 2019