Florence Weinberger

was born in New York City, raised in the Bronx, educated at Hunter College, California State University, Northridge, and UCLA.  She is the author of four published collections of poetry, The Invisible Telling Its Shape (Fithian Press, 1997), Breathing Like a Jew (Chicory Blue Press, 1997), Carnal Fragrance, (Red Hen Press, 2004), and Sacred Graffiti, (Tebot Bach, 2010.)  Her poetry has appeared in a number of literary magazines, including Antietam Review, Jabberwock, The Literary Review, Solo, Rattle, River Styx, Pacific Review, Nimrod, Calyx, Manhattan Poetry Review, and The Los Angeles Review.  Among awards are first prizes in the Poetry / LA Bicentennial, Sculpture Gardens Review, Mississippi Valley, Red Dancefloor, and the dA Center for the Arts poetry contests.