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Author: Valerie Bandura

Born in the former Soviet Union, Valerie Bandura's collection of poems, FREAK SHOW (Black Lawrence Press, 2013) was a 2014 Patterson Poetry Prize Finalist. She is also the author of HUMAN INTEREST (Black Lawrence Press, 2017). Her poems have appeared in American Poetry Review, The Gettysburg Review, Ploughshares, ZYZZYVA, Beloit Poetry Review, Best New Poets, and others, and have received Pushcart Prize nominations. She teaches writing at Arizona State University where she lives with her husband, fiction writer Patrick Michael Finn, and their son.

Freak Show
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Freak Show

Black Lawrence Press

Poetry. Women's Studies. "Valerie Bandura's clean, crafted, headlong-into-the-breach poems are scary in their intensity. They are full of the violence of history, and Europe, and family, and motherhood, and bodies, and fate. Reader, there is a littl...

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Human Interest
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Human Interest

Black Lawrence Press

Poetry. Women's Studies. "Bandura's poems make me cry. They reach into my pithy little heart and rip it out of my chest. She writes about Black Sabbath and guns and children and bad fathers and nutty sisters and Facebook and beautiful husbands and n...

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