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Lois Roma-Deeley

Lois Roma-Deeley

Lois Roma-Deeley

Lois Roma-Deeley is the author of four collections of poetry. Her most recent collection, The Short List of Certainties, won the Jacopone da Todi Poetry Book Prize and is forthcoming from Franciscan University Press in 2017. Her other books include: Rules of Hunger (2004). northSight (2006) and High Notes (2010), a Paterson Poetry Prize Finalist. Roma-Deeley has published poetry in numerous anthologies and literary journals including, Political Punch: Contemporary Poems on the Politics of Identity Anthology, Spillway, Juked, Water~Stone Review,and many others. She is the recipient of a 2016 Arizona Commission on the Arts Grant. www.loisroma-deeley.com

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On May 1st, we announced the winners of our Flash Fiction Contest: Thomas Garcia (1st), Rick Krizman (2nd), and Rios de la Luz (3rd). Read more.

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