Freda Epum
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Freda Epum is the author of two chapbooks, Input/Output and Entryways into memories that might assemble me, which won the Iron Horse Literary Review Chapbook Prize (selected by Lacy M. Johnson). She is the co-creator of the Black American Tree Project, an interactive workshop about the legacies of slavery in American society which has had over 500 participants for international and national conferences and nonprofits. The project recently received support from the Ohio Humanities Council.

Her work has been published in The RumpusElectric LiteratureVol 1. BrooklynEntropyBending GenresCosmonauts AvenueHeavy Feather ReviewNat.BrutThird CoastAtticus ReviewRogue Agent, and the 2020 Bending Genres Anthology. She received her MFA from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. Her work has been supported by Lambda Literary, the Tin House Writers Workshop, VONA, the Ragdale Foundation, the Anderson Center at Tower View Residency, and the Jordan-Goodman Prize. Originally from Tuscon, she lives in Cincinnati. 

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