Andrea L. Fry
"Advanced practice oncology nurse Andrea Fry is the poetic voice of Paracelsus in the 21st century. Poisons & Antidotes is not just a work of medical humanities. Fry uses her clinical skills to diagnose and treat the human condition."
~Daniel P. Sulmasy, MD, PhD, Acting Director
Kennedy Institute of Ethics, Georgetown University
"The title of this book led me to expect something gothic, spiky, edgy. But this strong and variegated collection of poems is more complicated than that. Perhaps, though Fry certainly eschews easy optimism, the antidotes prove more powerful than the poisons. Fry’s toughness, sanity, and wry humor assert themselves again and again—but assert themselves in different guises...."