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Raphael Dagold is a poet, photographer, teacher, and woodworker. He operates a custom cabinet and furniture shop. His poems have appeared in Quarterly West, Indiana Review, two girls review, Frank, Shirim, The Oregonian, Born (an online mixed-media magazine), and is forthcoming in Bridges. His two fables from Versions of Aesop, a book in progress, appeared in the spring/summer 2001 issue of Quarterly West, and two others appeared in the fall 2001 Washington Square.
Carbon, Mr. Dagold's book-length poetry manuscript, has twice been a finalist for the Anhinga Prize for Poetry. He has received fellowships from Oregon Literary Arts, the Ucross Foundation in Wyoming, the Vermont Studio Center, and other awards, including finalist for the Loft Literary Center's Speakeasy Prize and, most recently, Honorable Mention in the Judah L. Magnes Museum's 2000 Anna Rosenberg Award for Poems on the Jewish Experience.
Mr. Dagold teaches writing at Mt. Hood Community College in the Writers-in-the-Schools program of Literary Arts, Inc., and at Beth Israel Synagogue, and has taught and lectured at Portland State University and the University of Oregon. He won Honorable Mention in the 2000 Nagler Photography Competition held by the Judah Magnes Museum. Mr. Dagold's work can be viewed online at http://www.bornmagazine.org/projects/tree_heart/.
Winning Entry: In Manhattan, After
Contest Won: War Poetry Contest 2002, Finalist