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Mary Biddinger

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Mary Biddinger is the author of six full-length poetry collections, including Small Enterprise, The Czar, and Partial Genius, her first book of prose poems (Black Lawrence Press, forthcoming August 2019). She teaches literature and creative writing at The University of Akron and NEOMFA program, and edits the Akron Series in Poetry for The University of Akron Press. Poems have recently appeared or are forthcoming in Court Green, Poetry, Tupelo Quarterly, and Waxwing, among others. Biddinger has been the recipient of three Individual Excellence Awards in poetry from the Ohio Arts Council, and received a National Endowment for the Arts poetry fellowship in 2015. She is currently at work on a new manuscript of small poems about ordinary things. ...more

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message 6: by Mary

Mary Jan wrote: "Enjoyed your poem "Ordinary Citizens" on Verse Daily, Mary."

Thanks so much, Jan!


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Jan Enjoyed your poem "Ordinary Citizens" on Verse Daily, Mary.


message 4: by Kelly

Kelly Moran Thanks for the add. Pleasure to meet a fellow author.
Kelly Moran
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message 3: by Daniel (last edited Aug 25, 2016 02:09PM)

Daniel Mary, I just added your Prarie Fever to my to-read list.


message 2: by Mary (last edited Aug 25, 2016 11:34AM)

Mary I love her! Those books just suck me in like no others. I remember reading Kitchen in its entirety one day when I was in Toronto--I just couldn't help myself.


message 1: by Bernadette (last edited Aug 25, 2016 11:33AM)

Bernadette It's great to find another fan of Banana Yoshimoto!


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