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Alice Friman

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Catalog Number: 20131213, 20060315, 20020619, 20011114

Known for her vivid metaphors and the unabashed sensuality of her writing, Alice Friman’s honors include the Ezra Pound Poetry Award for her third book, Zoo.  In this public poetry reading she shares work from that book, as well as from her 2006 collection, The Book of the Rotten Daughter, in which she braves issues of death and aging with honesty and humor. Alice Friman also talks about her ealier collection Inverted Fire in this 1997 interview. Visit our Shop for a special package of Alice Friman's work.

| Subject Matter: Metaphors, Sensuality, Death, Humor | Interview Year: 2000 | Genre: Poetry | Awards: Ezra Pound Poetry Award |

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