Freya Manfred

Freya Manfred’s most recent books of poetry are Speak, Mother and Loon In Late November Water. She has received a Harvard/Radcliffe Fellowship, an NEA Grant, and the 2009 Midwest Booksellers’ Choice Award. Her memoir Frederick Manfred: A Daughter Remembers was nominated for a Minnesota Book Award and an Iowa Historical Society Award. Her second memoir is Raising Twins: A True Life Adventure. She’s married to screenwriter Thomas Pope. (Photo: Courtesy of Freya Manfred)

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