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Posts Tagged ‘Debra Allbery’

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Book-of-the-Week Winners: Fimbul-Winter

Last week we featured Fimbul-Winter, by Debra Allbery, as our Book-of-the-Week title, and we’re pleased to announce the winners. Congratulations to: Ashlie F. Harper (@ashliefharper) margie at justbooks (@justbooks) David (@notsolinear) To claim your free copy, please email us at the following address: winners [at] If you’d like to be eligible for future giveaways, please visit our Twitter Page and “follow” us!

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Book of the Week: Fimbul-Winter, by Debra Allbery

This week’s feature is Debra Allbery’s new poetry collection, Fimbul-Winter. The book was published last year by Four Way Books and was the recipient of the 2010 Grub Street National Poetry Prize. Allbery is also the author of a previous collection of poems, Walking Distance, which won the Agnes Lynch Starrett Prize from the University of Pittsburgh. New poems are forthcoming in the Chronicle of Higher Education, Virginia Quarterly Review, and The Kenyon Review. She lives near Asheville, NC, and is the Director of the MFA Program for Writers at Warren Wilson College. She is also a recent contributor for […]

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A Story Teller’s Story, A Poet’s Beginnings

Poet Debra Albery examines the influence of Sherwood Anderson on her writing, and on her understanding of her own history and place. She writes: “If I came into writing feeling largely without history or place, writing became a means of discovering both; it also became … a means of discovering a way out, the road ahead. Sherwood Anderson gave me a map.”