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Frederick Speers

Denver, Colorado
Frederick Speers’ first book of poems, So Far Afield (from Nomadic Press 2017) is a finalist for a Lambda Literary Award in the category of gay poetry. He is the founding editor of Jam Tarts Literary Magazine, and the first recipient of the Thoreau Fellowship from the Vermont Studio Center. Fred’s poems have appeared in AGNI; Salamander Magazine; The Drum; The Straddler; Ofi Press Magazine; Diode Poetry Journal; and Forklift, Ohio. He lives in Denver, Colorado with his husband and their Jack Russell Terrier.