Jeff Friedman's seventh book, Floating Tales—a collection of prose poems, fables, and mini tales— was published Plume Editions/MadHat Press in fall 2017. He has published six previous poetry collections, Pretenders (Carnegie Mellon University Press, 2014); Working in Flour (Carnegie Mellon University Press, 2011); Black Threads (Carnegie Mellon University Press, 2008); Taking Down the Angel (Carnegie Mellon University Press, 2003); Scattering the Ashes (Carnegie Mellon University Press, 1998); and The Record-Breaking Heat Wave (BkMk Press at University of Missouri-Kansas City, 1986). His work has appeared in American Poetry Review, Poetry, New England Review, The Antioch Review, Sentence, Poetry International, The New Bloomsbury Anthology of Contemporary Jewish Poets,and dozens of other literary magazines. He has won numerous awards, including a National Endowment for the Arts Literature Translation Fellowship, and the Milton Dorfman Poetry Prize. Dzvinia Orlowsky's and his translation of Memorials by Polish Poet Mieczslaw Jastrun was published by Lavender Ink/Dialogos in August 2014. Friedman collaborated with Nati Zohar and Howard Schwartz on the anthology Two Gardens: Modern Hebrew Poems of the Bible, translations of poems written by Israeli poets, published by Singing Bone Press in 2016. He has taught at Keene State College for many years.
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