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Bill Yarrow

Bill Yarrow

  • 6631 North Trumbull Avenue
    Lincolnwood, IL 60712-3737
  • Phone: (847) 675-2789
  • E-mail: bill.yarrow@gmail.com

Author's Bio

I am a Professor of English at Joliet Junior College. I am the author of a volume of poems, POINTED SENTENCES (BlazeVOX, 2012) and four chapbooks, The Lice of Christ (MadHat Press, 2014), Incompetent Translations and Inept Haiku (Cervena Barva Press, 2014), FOURTEEN (Naked Mannekin, 2011), and WRENCH (erbacce-press, 2009).

Publications and Prizes

The Lice of Christ (MadHat Press, 2014), Incompetent Translations and Inept Haiku (Cervena Barva Press, 2013), WRENCH (erbacce-press, 2009)
A-Minor Magazine, After Hours, Altered Scale, Angelic Dynamo, Antigonish Review, Arsenic Lobster, Atticus Review, Berkeley Poets Co-op, BLIP, blossombones, Blue Fifth Review, Cabaret Voltage Online, Camroc Press Review, Central Park, Chicago Literati, Children Churches & Daddies, Confrontation, Connotation Press, Contrary, Counterexample Poetics, Del Sol Review, Diagram, Ditch, DuPage Arts Life, Erbacce, Everyday Genius, Exact Change Only, Fulcrum, fwriction : review, Gargoyle Magazine, Gloom Cupboard, Hayotzer, In the Red, Istanbul Literary Review, jmww, Lady Jane's Miscellany, Literary Orphans, Literary Review, Litsnack, Lost In Thought, Mad Hatters Review, Magma, Mantis: A Journal of Poetry, Criticism & Translation, Many Mountains Moving, Metazen, Midstream, Moria, Muse Apprentice Guild, Negative Suck, New Aesthetic, Now Culture, Of Zoos, Olentangy Review, Orange Room Review, Otoliths, OVS Magazine, Pank, Pif Magazine, Poem, Poetry International, Poets and Artists, Prick of the Spindle, Ramshackle Review, Reprint Poetry, RHINO, right hand pointing, Rio Grande Review, scissors and spackle, Short, Fast and Deadly, Skidrow Penthouse, Staxtes, The Balloon, The Centrifugal Eye, The Jewish Journal, The Montucky Review, THIS Literary Magazine, THRUSH Poetry Journal, Thunderclap! Magazine, Treehouse, Truck, twenty20 Journal, Uno Kudo, Up The Staircase, Used Furniture Review, Van Gogh's Ear, Whale Sound, Wilderness House Literary Review

“After the Shark” nominated for a 1982 Pushcart Prize by Central Park and cited as an Outstanding Poem in Pushcart Prize VIII: Best of the Small Presses, 1984.
Academy of American Poets Competition, First Prize, Swarthmore College, 1973.
Academy of American Poets competition, First Prize, Judge: Mark Strand, Swarthmore College, 1971.

Bill Yarrow Resume

Personal Favorites

Favorite Books:
Letters of Gustave Flaubert, Letters of Raymond Chandler, Letters of Edward Dahlberg, Letters of Henry Miller, Letters of James Boswell, Letters of Samuel Johnson, Letters of Lord Byron, Letters of F. Scott Fitzgerald, Manifestos of Tristan Tzara, Manifestos of Tommaso Marinetti,
Favorite Authors:
Babel, Beckett, Boswell, Huidobro, Johnson, Krafft-Ebing, Peacock, Rabelais, Smart.

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Listing last updated: September 22, 2014

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