Fred Ferraris

Poet, Fiction Writer

N/A
Port Townsend, WA 98368
Phone: 
(303) 589-7266
Twitter: 

Author's Bio

Fred Ferraris is a poet, writer, and actor. His poetry and prose have been widely published in journals, including The Café Irreal, Caveat Lector, Cold Mountain Review, Escape Into Life, Stand, Thieves Jargon, and The Worcestor Review, and have been included in the anthologies, Prayers For A Thousand Years, HarperSanFrancisco and Ginosko 2. His books include Marpa Point, Blackberry Books, Older Than Rain, New and Selected Poems, Selva Editions, and The Durango Chronicles, Book One, Blue Marmot Press. He has been a finalist in the National Poetry Series, a nominee for a Pushcart Prize, and a recipient of the Mark Fischer Award. His film collaboration, Even the Door Must Open, was a selection of the Nolita Film Festival (NYC). He has acted on television, radio, and in roughly forty low-budget and no-budget films. 

Publications & Prizes

Fiction

Journals:
Audience
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Caveat Lector
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Diner
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Heaven Bone
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Mad Blood
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Marginalia
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Orbis
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Spout
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Switched-On Gutenberg
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thieves jargon
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Wavelength
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Poetry

Anthology:
Prayers for a Thousand Years (Harper, 1999)
Books:
The Durango Chronicles, Book One (Blue Marmot Press, 2004)
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Older Than Rain (Selva Editions, 1997)
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Marpa Point (Blackberry Books, 1976)
Prizes won: 

Mark Fischer Award

Personal Favorites

What I'm reading now: 
The Plague by Albert Camus, Finnegan's Wake by James Joyce, The Volcano by Norman Dubie

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Prefers to work with: 
Adults
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Staten Island, NY
New York
Raised in: 
Staten Island, NY
New York
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Last update: May 04, 2020