Gloria Frym is a poet and fiction writer. Her most recent book is The True Patriot, (Spuyten Duyvil, 2015). Other works by Frym include The Stage Stop Motel (Spuyten Duyvil, 2014); Mind Over Matter (BlazeVOX books, 2011); Any Time Soon (Little Red Leaves, 2010); The Lost Poems of Sappho (Effing Press, 2007) and Solution Simulacra (United Artists Books, 2006). A previous book of poems, Homeless at Home, won an American Book Award.
She is the author of several other volumes of poetry and two critically acclaimed short story collections: Distance No Object (City Lights Books) and How I Learned (Coffee House Press).
She is twice a recipient of The Fund for Poetry Award, the Walter & Elise Haas Creative Work Fund Grant, the San Francisco State University Poetry Center Book Award, and several California Arts Council grants to teach poetry writing to jail inmates.
She has published numerous articles on literature, visual arts, and music. Her research and academic interests include international poetries; 19th century and modernist international fiction; Walt Whitman; Emily Dickinson; the short story; the poem in prose; and ungenrefied writing.