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Author: Donna Reis

Donna Reis is the author of two full length poetry collections: Torohill (Deerbrook Editions, 2022) and NO PASSING ZONE (Deerbrook Editions, 2012), which was nominated for a Pushcart Prize. She is co-editor and contributor to the anthology, Blues for Bill: A Tribute to William Matthews (The University of Akron Press, 2005). Her non-fiction book, Seeking Ghosts in the Warwick Valley: 60 Personal Accounts (Schiffer Publishing, Ltd., 2003) has sold nearly 3000 copies. She has written three poetry chapbooks: Certain (Finishing Line Press, 2012); Dog Shows and Church: A Sequence of Poems (2000) and Incantations (1995) both published by Eurydice Press. Her work has appeared in numerous journals including Atlanta Review, Cimarron Review, and Delmarva Review. Reis has been published in more than ten anthologies, most recently CAPS Poetry 2020: 20th Anniversary (Caps Press, 2020); Coffee Poems, Reflections on Life with Coffee (World Enough Writers, 2019); Local News: Poetry about Small Towns (MWPH Books, 2019). She received her Master of Science Degree in Education from Hunter College, The City University of New York, in 1986. A student of the late William Matthews, she completed her Master of Arts Degree in Creative Writing at The City College, City University of New York, in 2002. Reis was born in Greenwich, Connecticut and grew up in Greenwood Lake, New York. She was married to the late musician and composer, Tom Miller. She has taught poetry workshops at The Northeast Poetry Center, College of Poetry and the Albert Wisner library in Warwick, New York. She is an avid quilter and now lives in New York's Hudson Valley

No Passing Zone
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No Passing Zone

Deerbrook Editions

Poetry. "The speaker in these shocking, tender, funny, and lovely poems is stunningly resilient, surviving marriage to an alcoholic, and four near death experiences including a hit and run leaving her with lifelong aftereffects. She is as splendid a...

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Torohill
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Torohill

Deerbrook Editions

Poetry of loss, irony, love, memory, and geography, with honesty, humor, sensuality and playfulness of language — these are modern poems which are not the garden variety — Reis has an experienced voice. “Donna Reis’ gift for mapping the irony, hurt...

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