Rachel Guido deVries: Poet-In-the-School-Residency

| May 21, 2014 | 2 Comments
Rachel Guido deVries with her book, Teeny Tiny Tino’s Fishing Story

Rachel Guido deVries with Teeny Tiny Tino’s Fishing Story
(Bordhighera Books, 2008) A Winner of the Paterson Prize for Books for Young People Award

Rachel Guido deVries’s latest book of poems is The Brother Inside Me, (Guernica, 2008). Her first children’s picture book, Teeny Tiny Tino’s Fishing Story, (Bordighera, 2008) was a winner of The 2008 Paterson Prize: Books for Young People Award. She self-published a collection of poems for young readers on topics her students asked for: The Purple Potato and Other Poems. Poems in The Purple Potato are illustrated by students with whom she has worked. Other books include her novel, Tender Warriors, and two other collections of poems, How To Sing to a Dago, and Gambler’s Daughter. She is past recipient of a New York Foundation Artist’s Fellowship in fiction. She is a poet-in-the-schools throughout central and upstate New York, and offers workshops independently. She lives in Cazenovia, NY.

Category: Poet-In-the-School-Residency, Poetry in Schools, Rachel Guido deVries, Teaching Poetry

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  1. Barbara DiGiacomo says:

    I am so happy for you for your publication of your novel and receiving the 2008 Paterson Prize : Books for young people award. You are truely amazing and admire you for all your devoted work.

  2. gianna patriarca says:

    way to go Rachel, bless the children and their love

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