Leora Fridman

Poet, Creative Nonfiction Writer

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Author's Bio

Leora Fridman is a writer whose work is concerned with issues of identity, assimilation, care, ability, and embodiment. She's author of My Fault, selected by Eileen Myles for the Cleveland State University Press First Book Prize, in addition to other books of prose, poetry and translation. Her work appears or is forthcoming in the Millions, Joyland, Triangle House Revie, the New York Times, the Rumpus, Tricycle Magazine, Open Space, Denver Quarterly, jubilat and jacket2, among others. Leora holds degrees with honors from the University of Massachusetts Amherst MFA Program for Poets and Writers and Brown University. She has taught online and in person in universities, homes and community organizations, and collaborates widely with artists, writers and organizations. She is a recipient of support, grants and residencies from organizations including Fulbright, Creative Capital / Andy Warhol Foundation, Caldera, the National Endowment for the Arts, Alley Cat Books, Real Time & Space, Vermont Studio Center,  the Center for Cultural Innovation, and the Dorot Foundation. 

Publications & Prizes

Creative Nonfiction

Chapbook:
Make An Effort (Essay Press, 2017)
Journals:
Entropy
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New York Times
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Pank
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Tricycle

Poetry

Journals:
Jubilat
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Prizes won: 

CSU First Book Poetry Competition, Vermont Studio Center fellowship, Center for Cultural Innovation Quick Grant, Dorot Fellowship, Creative Capital / Andy Warhol Foundation Arts Writers Workshop, Fulbright Fellowship

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
Hispanic, Latino/Latina/Latinx, White
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Fluent in: 
English, Hebrew, Spanish
Born in: 
Boston
Raised in: 
Boston, MA
Massachusetts
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Last update: Aug 21, 2020