Poetry. In SPEAK, MOTHER, Freya Manfred explores the mystery of dreams, love, and longing, as well as the power of loneliness, illness, fear, and death. In these lyrical, intuitive, and daring poems she brings some awareness and light into the darkness.
Freya Manfred lives with her husband, screenwriter Thomas Pope, at a small lake near Stillwater, Minnesota. Her literary memoir, Fredrick Manfred: A Daughter Remembers (Minnesota Historical Society Press, 1999) was nominated for a Minnesota Book Award and an Iowa Historical Society Benjamin F. Shambaugh Award. She has written a novel called Tall and a new nonfiction book entitled Raising Twins. She is the author of two poetry collections published by Red Dragonfly Press, SWIMMING WITH A HUNDRED YEAR OLD SNAPPING TURTLE (2008) and SPEAK, MOTHER (2015).Author City: STILLWATER, MN USA