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Barry North

Author's Bio

I worked with my hands for twenty-eight years as a refrigeration mechanic. Since my retirement in 2007, I have devoted myself to writing, the greatest voyage of discovery on the planet.

Publications and Prizes

Chapbooks:
In the Maze (Finishing Line Press, 2014), Terminally Human (Finishing Line Press, 2013), Along the Highway (White Eagle Coffee Store Press, 2010)
Journals:
Amoskeag, amphibi.us, Ancient Paths, Art Times, Axe Factory Review, Bangalore Review, Barbaric Yawp, Black Heart Magazine, Blue Lake Review, Blunderbuss Magazine, Burst, Calliope, Chiron Review, Deep South Magazine, Edgz, Freshwater, Ginosko Literary Journal, Gravel Literary Journal, Green Hills Literary Lantern, Halfway Down the Stairs, Hawaii Pacific Review, Hospital Drive, Iconoclast, Lalitamba, Mad Poets Review, Meat for Tea: The Valley Review, Muddy River Poetry Review, Paterson Literary Review, Pegasus, Remarkable Doorways, right hand pointing, RiverLit, Serving House Journal, Slipstream, The Dos Passos Review, The Innisfree Poetry Journal, The Louisiana Review, The Storyteller, Tidal Basin Review, Time of Singing, Vine Leaves Literary Journal, Waterways: Poetry in the Mainstream, Willard & Maple
Prizes:
Winner of the 2009 Long Story Contest, International,and the 2010 A. E. Coppard Prize for Fiction; 2009 Pushcart Prize nominee; Finalist in the 2010 Astounding Beauty Ruffian Poetry Chapbook Award Competition; finalist in 2011 Writecorner Press Poetry Awards; Honorable Mention in 2011 Allen Ginsberg Poetry Awards; 2011 Pushcart Prize Nomination; short list finalist in the 2011 Santa Fe Writers' project; shortlisted in the 2013 Fish flash Fiction Contest; finalist in the 2013 Vine Leaves vignette Contest

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Listing last updated: November 20, 2014

More Information

Listed as:
Fiction Writer, Poet
Gives readings?
Yes
Travels for readings?
Yes
Identifies as:
Christian
Prefers to work with:
Adults
Fluent in:
English
Born in:
New Orleans, LA
Raised in:
New Orleans, LA

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