Barry Frauman

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General Information

Name: Barry Frauman

Pen Name: None

Genres: Poetry



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Frauman lives in Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

Barry Frauman is a gay poet proudly associated with NewTown Writers, of which he has been secretary, public performance chair, newsletter editor, and literary workshop director. He has written many short poems, as well as longer verse narratives, including: Sons of Newtown, about gay male life in the Chicago neighborhood - AKA Lakeview or Boystown - for which NewTown Writers was named; The Poem of Sylvain, set in medieval Normandy; Gay Don Juan, about the so-called womanizer of seventeenth-century Spain; and Prime, about a different gay male generation in New

Published Works

West-East and Shorter Poems, Xlibris , 2003

Sons of New Town: And other poems, Xlibris , 1989

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Literary Awards

Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

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External Links

Barry Frauman on WorldCat


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