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Alice Friman

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Interviewed by: Angela Elam

Catalog Number: 19980518

Alice Friman's poems often reflect settings around the world and have been published in several other countries including Japan, where she won first prize in an international poetry contest in 1994. In this interview Friman discusses her collection Inverted Fire and discusses her writing process, which requires many revisions before she considers her work to be finished.

| Subject Matter: International Work, Revision | Interview Year: 1997 | Genre: Poetry | Awards: Ezra Pound Poetry Award |

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