Frederick Speers

Frederick Speers studied American history and literature at Boston University, where he also received his MA in poetry in 2000. For several years he lived and worked in the Netherlands before returning to the United States to work full-time in educational publishing. The recipient of the first annual Fitzpatrick Award from the Vermont Studio Center, which is given to poets who “focus on nature in all its many facets,” his poetry and essays have appeared in AGNI and elsewhere. Speers lives with his husband in Brooklyn, New York, where he is a textbook editor at Oxford University Press. He is at work on his first book of poems, Pink Nights.

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