DAISY FRIED | WCU Poet-In-Residence Fall 2020
Daisy Fried is the author of three books of poetry: Women’s Poetry: Poems and Advice, named by Library Journal as one of the five best poetry books of 2013, My Brother is Getting Arrested Again, a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award, and She Didn’t Mean to Do It, which won the Agnes Lynch Starrett Prize. She has been awarded Guggenheim, Hodder and Pew Fellowships, a Pushcart Prize, the Cohen Award from Ploughshares, and the Editors Prize for a feature article from Poetry, for “Sing, God-Awful Muse,” about reading Paradise Lost, breastfeeding and the importance of difficulty. Recently, her poems have been published or are forthcoming in Best American Poetry, London Review of Books, Poetry, PN Review, Zocalo, Threepenny Review, Poetry International and many other journals and anthologies. She is poetry editor for the literary resistance journal Scoundrel Time, occasionally reviews poetry for the New York Times and elsewhere, is member of the faculty of the Warren Wilson College MFA Program for Writers, and lives in Philadelphia.