Deborah is the author of the poetry collections the last will be stone, too (Stockport Flats), Elements (Stockport Flats), and Our Parenthetical Ontology (CustomWords), as well as a novella in verse, Hélène (Furniture Press). In addition, Deborah co-edited Between Worlds: An Anthology of Fiction and Criticism (Peter Lang).
Deborah’s poetry is forthcoming or has recently appeared in journals such as Court Green, The Feminist Wire, Handsome, Eccolinguistics, Coconut, Shampoo, and Denver Quarterly. Her fiction has appeared in Conversations Across Borders, Fact-Simile Magazine, Night Train, Sidebrow, A Picture’s Worth, Vibrant Gray, and Midway Journal. Deborah’s work is forthcoming or has also appeared in the anthologies Somewhere Else But Here: A Contemporary Anthology of Women and Place (Sundress Publications), In/Filtration: An Anthology of Innovative Hudson Valley Poetics (Station Hill Press), The Lake Rises (Stockport Flats), The Women’s Anthology (Codhill Press), In Our Own Words (MWE), A Sing Economy (Flim Forum) and Fingernails Across the Chalkboard: Poetry and Prose on HIV/AIDS From the Black Diaspora (Third World Press).
Her visual work—including video and handmade books—has appeared with Al-Mutanabbi Street Starts Here (New York City), University of Arizona Poetry Center’s Poetry Off the Page Symposium (Tucson), the Handmade/Homemade Sister Exhibit at Brodsky Gallery (Philadelphia), and ONN/OF “a light festival” (Seattle). Online exhibits of her visual and text work include Lex-ICON, Yew Journal, PEEP/SHOW, Elective Affinities, The Volta’s Medium, and Trickhouse.
Deborah Poe is assistant professor of English at Pace University and founder and curator of the annual Handmade/Homemade Exhibit. She has also taught at Western Washington University, Binghamton University, SUNY, the Port Townsend Writer’s Workshop in Washington, and Casa Libre en La Solana in Tucson.