Freya Manfred

Freya Manfred

The author of nine books of poetry, including September’s Loon in Late November WaterFreya Manfred has won a Harvard/Radcliffe Fellowship, an NEA Grant and the 2009 Midwest Booksellers' Choice Award. Her memoir, Frederick Manfred: A Daughter Remembers was nominated for a Minnesota Book Award and an Iowa Historical Society Award. Her sons, award-winning artists Bly and Rowan Pope, are celebrated in her memoir, Raising Twins: A True Life Adventure. She's married to screenwriter Thomas Pope.

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