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Sat, Aug 05


Upper Jay Art Center and Recovery Lounge

Poetry Reading- Alice Friman

Time & Location

Aug 05, 2017, 7:00 PM

Upper Jay Art Center and Recovery Lounge, 12198 Old Rte 9n, Upper Jay, NY 12987, USA

About the Event

Donations appreciated Alice  Friman’s last two books (both LSU) are Vinculum, which won a 2012  Georgia Author of the Year Award, and The View from Saturn, 2014. Other  books include Inverted Fire and The Book of the Rotten Daughter (both  BkMk), and Zoo (Arkansas), which won the Sheila Margaret Motton Prize  and the Ezra Pound Poetry Award. Among other awards are a Pushcart  Prize, appearance in The Best American Poetry 2009, the Paumanok Prize,  and three prizes from Poetry Society of America: the Consuelo Ford, the  Cecil Hemley, and the Lucille Medwick Awards. From The New England  Poetry Club, the Gretchen Warren and Firman Houghton Awards, and, twice,  the Erika Mumford Prize. She also received the James Boatwright III  Prize for Poetry (Shenandoah) and the Ekphrasis Prize for Poetry  (Ekphrasis). Friman has fellowships from the Indiana Arts Commission,  the Arts Council of Indianapolis, MacDowell, Yaddo, Millay, VCCA, and  the Bernheim Foundation. Her poems are in Poetry, Georgia Review,  Gettysburg Review, Southern Review, etc. She has been published in  thirteen other countries. Her essays/reviews appear in The Movable Nest  (Helicon Nine) and Sleeping with One Eye Open (Georgia) and in Prairie  Schooner, New Letters, and Georgia Review. Professor Emerita at U of  Indianapolis, Friman was until recently Poet-in-Residence at Georgia  College. Her podcast series, Ask Alice, is on YouTube.

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