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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

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)
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

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

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