Victoria Redel is a poet and fiction writer.
Her book of poetry, Already the World, appeared in 1995.
She is also the author of a collection of short fiction, Where
the Road Bottoms Out (1995). Her novel, Loverboy, which
was published in 2001, was awarded the S. Mariella Gable Novel Award
and was selected as a Borders Original Voice, a Paperback Book Club
Featured Selection, and a BookSense 76 selection. Her work has appeared
in numerous journals, including Bomb, The Antioch Review,
Missouri Review, The Ohio Review StoryQuarterly, Epoch,
and O, The Oprah Magazine. Redel has received a fellowship
in poetry from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Fine
Arts Work Center, as well as the Tom and Stan Wick Poetry Prize.
She teaches at Sarah Lawrence College, the Columbia University Graduate
Writing Program, and the Vermont College MFA Program in Creative
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