George Witte


Philadelphia Inquirer reviews Does She Have a Name? "Witte has done something extraordinary here. At once terrifying and heartrending, Does She Have a Name? demonstrates unflinchingly that what lies at the heart of faith is love. It is a great and important work." --Frank Wilson, The Philadelphia Inquirer


George Witte is the author of  Does She Have a Name? (NYQ Books, 2014), Deniability (Orchises Press, 2009) and The Apparitioners (Orchises Press, 2005). His poems have been published in The Atlantic, Boulevard, Gettysburg Review, Kenyon Review, Poetry, Ploughshares, Prairie Schooner, Shenandoah, Southwest Review, Virginia Quarterly Review, Yale Review, and elsewhere. He was awarded the Frederick Bock Prize for a group of poems published in Poetry, and received    


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Poems/Articles/Artwork in NYQ

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Books in Print

The Apparitioners

Three Rail Press, 2005; distributed by Orchises Press
104 p Pages   
Orchises Press 


Orchises Press, 2009
91 Pages   
Orchises Press 

Does She Have a Name?

NYQ Books, 2014
80 Pages