Frederick Speers – A Portfolio of Poetry


Frederick Speers (he/him) is the author of So Far Afield, a finalist for the Lambda Literary Award. His chapbook, In the Year of Our Making and Unmaking was selected by Carl Phillips for the Frontier Poetry chapbook award in 2020. Fred’s poems have appeared in AGNI (Online); Crab Creek Review, winner of the 2020 poetry contest, selected by Keetje Kuiper; Diode Poetry JournalForklift, OhioImpossible ArchetypeIron Horse Literary ReviewThe Ofi Press MagazineTahoma Literary Review; Portland ReviewThe RumpusSalamander MagazineThe StraddlerSanta Fe Writers Project Quarterly; and Visible Binary. A full-time senior manager for a high tech company, Fred is also a reader for the Beloit Poetry Journal. He lives in Colorado with his husband and their two dogs.