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About the Artist

Poet Alice Derry (Port Angeles) has published several collections of her poetry including Tremolo (forthcoming), Strangers to Their Courage, Clearwater, and Stages 0f Twilight. All of her collections have received positive reviews from a wide-range of sources. She holds an M.F.A. from Goddard College in Vermont, as well as an M.A. in English from The American University in Washington, D.C. Her poems have appeared in periodicals such as Southern Poetry Review, Poetry, Ploughshares, Prairie Schooner, Portland Review, The Seattle Review, Hubbub, Crab Creek Review and Raven Chronicles. Derry’s poems have been nominated for the Pushcart Prize six times.

Alice’s fourth full volume of poetry, Tremolo, was published in September of 2012 by Red Hen Press. The editorial staff of Red Hen asks each author to assist in fund-raising for their book’s publication. Alice’s 2011 GAP is part of her fund-raising effort. Publication of Tremolo is the next step in her work as a poet.

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