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Kim Dower

Kim (Freilich) Dower, originally from New York City, received a BFA in Creative Writing from Emerson College, where she also taught creative writing. She has published three collections of poetry, all from Red Hen Press: "Air Kissing on Mars," "Slice of Moon," and "Last Train to the Missing Planet." Kim's work has been nominated for two Pushcart Prizes and has been featured in the Academy of American Poets' Poem A Day, Garrison Keillor's The Writer's Almanac, and Ted Kooser's American Life in Poetry, as well as many others. She was City Poet Laureate of West Hollywood, California from October 2016 to October 2018, and teaches poetry in the BA program of Antioch University. Her newest collection is "Sunbathing on Tyrone Power's Grave."