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artist , poet

Edward Bartók-Baratta, American poet, artist. Recipient Paumanok Poetry award, State University of New York, Farmingdale, 2001; grantee, Ludwig Vogelstein Foundation, New York, 1999; Artist grantee, Massachusetts Cultural Council, Northampton, 1999. Member of Fridays Are for Prisoners (founder), Murder Victims Families for Reconciliation, Hampshire County Citizens Against the Death Penalty.

Background

Bartók-Baratta, Edward was born on April 5, 1959 in Jersey City. Son of Emanuel Baratta and Doris Elsaesser.

Education

Bachelor in Literature/Philosophy, New Jersey State University, 1982. Master of Fine Arts in Poetry/Fiction, University Massachusetts, 1986.

Career

Counselor St. Francis House, Boston, 1985—1994. Poet, author, artist, since 1995.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Fox Has His Day: Tales and Poems from the Far Far North, 1998. Contributor to literary journals and anthologies. Text writer: (Art Film) Deep in the Night of the Body, 2003.

Membership

Member of Fridays Are for Prisoners (founder), Murder Victims Families for Reconciliation, Hampshire County Citizens Against the Death Penalty.

Connections

father:
Emanuel Baratta

mother:
Doris Elsaesser