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Stephen Frech Reading

December 3, 2013
6:00 PM — 7:30 PM
Myers Library Couchman Reading Room. 108
Lauren Alleyne 589-3798

Stephen Frech is a poet, publisher and translator. His works include three volumes of poetry: Toward Evening and the Day Far Spent (Kent State University Press) won the 1995 Wick Poetry Chapbook Contest. If Not For These Wrinkles of Darkness won the White Pine Press Poetry Prize, published in 2001, and The Dark Villages of Childhood won the 2008 Mississippi Valley Poetry Chapbook Prize. He has a chapbook of mixed genre work. A Palace of Strangers is No City, published by Cervena Barva Press in 2011. In 2012, he published a translation of poetry from the Dutch: Menno Wigman's Zwart als kaviaar/Black as Caviar. He has been the recipient of the Elliston Poetry Writing Fellowship, the Milton Center Post-Graduate Writing Fellowship, and grants from the Ludwig Vogelstein Foundation and the Illinois Arts Council. He is founder and editor of Oneiros Press, publisher of limited edition, letterpress poertry broadsides. Oneiros broadsides have been purchased by special collections libraries around the world, among them the Newberry Library (Chicago), the Beinecke Library at Yale, and the University of Amsterdam Pring Collection.

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