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| February 11, 2015 | 0 Comments

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Collection of Poetry Newly Released by Rachel Guido deVries

A Woman Unknown in Her Bones, (Bordighera Books, 2014) is the latest collection of poems to be released by deVries. Her poems have appeared in numerous literary magazines including Voices in Italian America, the Paterson Literary Review, Sojourner’s, and Rattle. Her body of work also includes her previously published poems, The Brother Inside Me (Guernica Editions, 2008), Gambler’s Daughter (Guernica Editions, 2001), and How to Sing a Dago (Guernica Editions, 1996).

Praise for Rachel Guido deVries’s poetry:

“These poems, imagistic and musical, capture the song that even the most wounded can learn to sing. They praise and celebrate in a way that few contemporary poets do. Gambler’s Daughter is a book to be treasured and read for years.”

—Maria Mazziotti Gillan

In addition to her poetry collections deVries has also published two children’s books through Bordighera Books; Teeny Tiny Tino’s Fishing Story (2008), winner of the Paterson Prize for Books for Young Children. Her second children’s book Stati Zitta, Josie (Be Quiet Josie) was published in 2014; as well as a novel, Tender Warriors, published by Firebrand Books in 1986.

DeVries is a poet-in-the-schools and visiting author throughout central and upstate New York, working with students in primary grades through high school. She offers workshops independently. Rachel Guido deVries lives in Cazenovia, NY.

For more information about the poet-in-the-schools residency and readings Rachel Guido deVries may be contacted at Examples of deVries’ work with students, along with program descriptions, can be viewed on


Rachel Guido deVries. Photo by Ellen M. Blaylock

Photo Credit: Ellen M. Blaylock

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