"Frazier illumines the darkest corners of memory, bearing apt witness to remembered experience with uncommon clarity and sureness, each poem a gem cut and polished to a fierce brightness. In poem after poem, he insists on uncovering the radiance buried beneath the questions, with words that live, breathe, and “lean like leaves toward light.” -Angela Narciso Torres, author of Blood Orange, grand prize winner for poetry, Willow Books
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About the Author
Marc Frazier has published poetry in journals including The Spoon River Poetry Review, ACM, Good Men Project, f(r)iction, The Gay and Lesbian Review, Slant, Permafrost, Plainsongs, English Journal, Ascent, BlazeVox, and Poet Lore among many others. Memoir excerpts from his book WITHOUT have been published in Gravel, The Good Men Project, decomP, Autre, Cobalt Magazine, Evening Street Review, and Punctuate. A poetry folio was accepted for the Aeolian Harp Series: anthology of poetry folios Volume Three 2017 (Glass Lyre Press). The poem “What Lies Hidden” was chosen for inclusion in New Poetry from the Midwest (New American Press). Marc, the recipient of an Illinois Arts Council Award for poetry, has been featured on Verse Daily and has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize and a “best of the net.” His first book The Way Here and two chapbooks are available on Amazon as well as a second full-length collection titled Each Thing Touches (Glass Lyre Press). The leader of numerous writing workshops in the Chicago area and participant in numerous poetry readings, Marc has had writing residencies at Vermont Studio Center and the Ragdale Foundation in addition to publishing poetry book reviews and editing literary publications. A retired teacher who also taught in the education department of a major Chicago university, he has been involved with school improvement efforts as a certified school improvement specialist. Marc, originally from rural northwestern Illinois, resides in Oak Park, Illinois but enjoys spending as much time as possible in the winter near the ocean in South Florida. He serves on the board of NewTown Writers, possibly the longest continual LGBTQ+ writing workshop and publishing venue in the nation which began in the early 1980’s. Marc is active on social media, particularly Facebook. His website is www.marcfrazier.org.