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Alan Britt

Author's Bio

Alan Britt's The Poet and the Poem interview for the Library of Congress (http://www.loc.gov/poetry/poetpoem.html) aired on Pacifica Radio in January 2013. His interview with Minnesota Review is up at http://minnesotareview.wordpress.com/. He read for the We Are You Project/Ragazine event at the historic Maysles Cinema in NYC/Harlem (February 2013), at the (World Trade Center) Tribute WTC Visitors Center in Manhattan/NYC (April 2012), and for the We Are You Project at the Wilmer Jennings Gallery in East Village/NYC (April 2012). He is Poetry Editor-in-chief for the We Are You Project International (WeAreYouProject.org).

Publications and Prizes

Greatest Hits (Pudding House Publications, 2015), Vermilion (Bitter Oleander Press, 2005), Infinite Days (Bitter Oleander Press, 2003), Bodies of Lightning (Cypress Books, 1995)
Fathers: A Collection of Poems (St. Martin's Press, 1997), Rising Waters (Pekitanoui Publishing, 1995)
Chariton Review, Confrontation, English Journal, Exquisite Corpse, New Letters, Steaua
Poetry is not about contests.

Personal Favorites

What I'm Reading Now:
The First Decade by Duane Locke, Of Flies and Monkeys by Jacques Dupin, 1001 Winters by Kristiina Ehin, Afterglow by Alberto Blanco, Empire in the Shade of a Grassblade by Rob Cook
Favorite Books:
Poet in New York Federico Garcia Lorca; Rainbows Under Boards by Duane Locke; Estravagario by Pablo Neruda; Paris Spleen by Charles Baudelaire; Late into the Night by Yannis Ritsos; Under the Loquat Tree by Silvia Scheibli; Festival of Stone by Steve Barfield; Cadenzas by Needlelight by Paul B. Roth
Favorite Authors:
Locke, Lorca, Neruda, Aleixandre, Dupin, Trakl, Vallejo, Baudelaire, Whitman, Rilke,

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Listing last updated: April 28, 2013

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Born in:
Norfolk, VA
Raised in:
West Palm Beach, FL

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