Julie Cooper-Fratrik is the winner of an Achievement Grant in Poetry from the Leeway Foundation in Philadelphia, and a former Academic Fellow at the Psychoanalytic Center of Philadelphia. She is co-editor (with Christopher Bursk) of A Gathering of Voices: Survivors and Friends Speak Out Against Domestic Violence. Her poetry has been widely published, and chapters from her work on the space of poetics, Beyond the Objects of Desire: The Space of the Poet in the Space of the World, have been published in Under the Sun (“Bodies in Intercourse: Within the Jouisspace,”) and Tupelo Quarterly (“waves. The Waves. woman.”)
She lives with her partner, conceptual artist/sculptor, Nura Petrov, in a rural area of Bucks County, PA between Philadelphia and New York City, where they tend organic gardens, make art, discuss books and ideas, and enjoy life.
Paperback: 86 pages
Publisher: Kelsay Books/Aldrich Press (March 13, 2016)