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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 BLASPHEMER (Lit Fest Press 2015), 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

Blasphemer (Lit Fest Press, 2015), POINTED SENTENCES (BlazeVOX, 2012)
The Lice of Christ (MadHat Press, 2014), Incompetent Translations and Inept Haiku (Cervena Barva Press, 2013), WRENCH (erbacce-press, 2009)
Aeolian Harp: Volume One (Glass Lyre Press, 2016)
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, Dirty Chai, Ditch, DuPage Arts Life, Erbacce, Eunoia, Everyday Genius, Exact Change Only, Extract(s), Festival Writer, Frigg Magazine, Fulcrum, fwriction : review, Gargoyle Magazine, Gloom Cupboard, Hayotzer, Hermeneutic Chaos Literary Journal, In the Red, Iodine Poetry Journal, Istanbul Literary Review, jmww, Lady Jane's Miscellany, Literary Orphans, Literary Review, Litsnack, Little Eagle RE/VERSE, Lost In Thought, Mad Hatters Review, MadHat Lit, Magma, Mantis: A Journal of Poetry, Criticism & Translation, Many Mountains Moving, Metazen, Midstream, Moria, Muse Apprentice Guild, Negative Suck, New Aesthetic, New World Writing, Now Culture, Of Zoos, Olentangy Review, One Sentence Poems, Orange Room Review, Otoliths, OVS Magazine, Pank, Pif Magazine, Pirene's Fountain, Poem, Poetry International, Poetry Super Highway, Poets and Artists, Prick of the Spindle, Ramshackle Review, Reprint Poetry, RHINO, right hand pointing, Rio Grande Review, Santa Fe Literary Review, scissors and spackle, Sententia, Short, Fast and Deadly, Skidrow Penthouse, Staxtes, The Balloon, The Centrifugal Eye, The Good Men Project, The Jewish Journal, The Linnet's Wings, The Miscreant, The Montucky Review, The Poetry Storehouse, The Zen Space, 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, Ygdrasil

“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, Judge: Galway Kinnell, 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: November 8, 2015

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Philadelphia, PA
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Philadelphia, PA

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