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Brett Rutherford

Author's Bio

Founded The Poet's Press in 1971 in NYC; press still operates in Providence, RI with 206 books to date. Chairman of The Philbrick Poetry Prize at Providence Athenaeum. As a neo-Romantic poet, areas of special focus in my writing are the Gothic and supernatural, Greek myth, and verse plays. Presently working & teaching at University of Rhode Island.

Publications and Prizes

Anthologies:
On the Wing: American Poems of Air and Space Flight (University of Iowa Press, 2005), Buried Alive: An Anthology of Underground Writing (Invisible Books, 2004), Breathe! (Warthog Press, 1980)
Journals:
Contact II, Haunts, Home Planet News, Liberty, Newport Review, Oxalis Literary Quarterly, Sensations Magazine, Weird Tales

Brett Rutherford Resume

Personal Favorites

Favorite Authors:
Whitman, Shelley, Victor Hugo, Robinson Jeffers, Anna Akhmatova

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Listing last updated: July 13, 2013

More Information

Listed as:
Poet
Gives readings?
Yes
Travels for readings?
Yes
Identifies as:
English American, European American, Native American
Prefers to work with:
Adults, Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual/Transgender, Teachers
Fluent in:
English
Born in:
Scottdale, PA
Raised in:
Scottdale, PA

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