by George J. Dance


Francesca Abbate. Courtesy Northern Public Radio.

Francesca Abbate is an American poet and academic.

Life Edit

Abbate received a B.A. from Beloit College, an M.F.A. from the University of Montana, and a Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee.[1] As of 2012, she was an associate professor of English at Beloit.[2]

She has been poetry editor of the Cream City Review, and has published in magazines including Field, the Iowa Review, and The Journal.[1]


Honors she has won include the William Harrold Memorial Award.[1]


See alsoEdit

Bonk! June 2012 Francesca Abbate

Bonk! June 2012 Francesca Abbate


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Francesca Abbate, Poetry Foundation, Web, Feb. 19, 2012.
  2. Francesca Abbate, LLC, Web, Feb. 19, 2012.
  3. "Troy, Unincorporated," University of Chicago Press,, Web, Feb. 19, 2012.

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