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About Deborah D. Fleming

About Deborah Fleming

Deborah Fleming’s research interests include W. B. Yeats, Robinson Jeffers, and environmental studies.  After earning her PhD in English at Ohio State University in 1985 she published “A man who does not exist”:  the Irish Peasant in the Work of W. B. Yeats and J. M. Synge with the University of Michigan Press (1995) and articles on Yeats, Jeffers, Eamon Grennan, and Aldo Leopold.  Her new study, Towers of Myth and Stone:  Yeats’s Influence on Robinson Jeffers, was published by the University of South Carolina Press in 2015.  She has edited two collections of essays published by Locust Hill Press, Learning the Trade:  W. B. Yeats and Contemporary Poetry and W. B. Yeats and Postcolonialism.  In 2008 she won a fellowship from the National Endowment for the Humanities.  As Editor and now Director of the Ashland Poetry Press she has chosen more than twenty manuscripts for publication, including a finalist for the National Book Award.  She has published a novel, Without Leave (2014); two collections of poetry, Morning, Winter Solstice (2012) and Into a New Country (2016); two chapbooks, Migrations (2005) and Source of the River (2018); and many poems, essays, and stories in literary journals.


Present Ashland Poetry Press Editor, Ashland University
Present Professor of English, Ashland University

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Department of English
Ashland University
401 College Ave.
Ashland, OH 44805

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