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Darrell Lindsey

Author's Bio

I am a Pushcart Prize-nominated poet from the oldest town in Texas, and author of Edge Of The Pond(Popcorn Press,2012). In the music world, I co-wrote "The Distance Between His Hands" with hit songwriter Don McHan, which was recorded by the Don McHan Band on Power Of Truth Records. I am available to judge poetry contests.

Publications and Prizes

Books:
Edge Of The Pond (Popcorn Press, 2012)
Anthologies:
Haiku 2014 (Modern Haiku Press, 2014), Fire Pearls 2: Short Masterpieces of Love and Passion (M. Kei, Publisher, 2013), Haiku In English : The First Hundred Years (W. W. Norton & Company, 2013), Haiku 21: an anthology of contemporary English-language haiku (Modern Haiku Press, 2011), Moments of the Soul (Spirit First, 2010), Streetlights: Poetry of Urban Life in Modern English Tanka (Modern English Tanka Press, 2009), Take Five: Best Contemporary Tanka (Modern English Tanka Press, 2009), Dwarf Stars Anthology (Science Fiction Poetry Association, 2007), To Have and To Hold (Center Street/Hachette Book Group USA, 2007), Fire Pearls: Short Masterpieces of the Human Heart (M. Kei, Publisher, 2006), Sincerely Elvis (Hot Biscuit Productions, 2005)
Journals:
Abyss & Apex, Acorn, Amaze: The Cinquain Journal, Bear Creek Haiku, Carpe Articulum Literary Review, Chrysanthemum, Crucible, Emerald Tales, Eye to the Telescope, Falling Star Magazine, flashquake, Frogpond, haijinx, Harûah: Breath of Heaven, Illumen, Jerseyworks, Kaleidoscope, Long Story Short, Lyrical Passion Poetry E-Zine, Magnapoets, Mayfly, Midwest Literary Magazine, Modern Haiku, Moonset, Nassau Review, OG's Speculative Fiction, Paper Crow, Paper Wasp, Red Lights, Roadrunner Haiku Journal, Scifaikuest, Silver Blade, Simply Haiku, Sketchbook: A Journal for Eastern & Western Short Forms, Star*Line, Talkin' Blues, Tanka Splendor, The Christian Science Monitor, The Fifth Di..., The Heron's Nest, The Shine Journal, Third Wednesday, Whitefish Review, www.winningwriters.com
Prizes:
The Heron's Nest Award (Dec.2005); 6th International Klostar Ivanic Haiku Contest In English 2009 First Prize; The Haiku Foundation Haiku Now! International Haiku Contest 2010(Noteworthy Innovative Poem); Poem of the Year Third Runner-up, The Heron's Nest Valentine Awards (2006); The Scorpion Prize (2010); 2007 Pinewood Haiku Contest First Place;2009 Pinewood Haiku Contest Third Place; 12th Haiku International Association Haiku Contest Honorable Mention(2010); 2010 Mainichi Haiku Contest Honorable Mention;XII Calico Cat International Bilingual Haiku Contest First Prize(2011); Semifinalist, Ito En North America New Haiku Grand Prix 2011(June 2011);Second Place, April 2006 Shiki Kukai; First Prize, 2007 Hammons Prizes for Poetry; Second Prize, Bulgarian National Radio's Zone of Rock and Jazz (2006, music and haiku contest); Genkissu Spirits Up! Worldwide Hekinan Haiku Contest prize (2006,2007); Mainichi Haiku Contest International Second Prize ( 2007, 2008); Kaji Aso Studio International Haiku Contest Honorable Mention (2008); World Haiku Festival Competition 2010 ( 2 Honorable Mentions); 6 Tanka Splendor Awards; The Saigyo Awards for Tanka Honorable Mention ( 2009, 2010); 2007 Dwarf Stars Award nomination; Basho 360th Anniversary Haiku Contest Award (2004);2011 Mainichi Haiku Contest Honorable Mention; First Place,Fort Worth Haiku Society Tanka Contest (2006); First Place,Fort Worth Haiku Society Senryu Contest(2006); Allasso Editor's Choice Award for Best Poem (2011); Hennen's Observer Open Community Poetry Contest Runner-Up (2011);Runner-Up, The Haiku Foundation HaikuNow! International Haiku Contest 2012(Innovative Category); 2nd Place, 2012 B.J. Rolfsen Memorial Dylan Days Creative Writing Contest (Open Poetry Division); Waka Award from DIOGEN pro culture magazine (Autumn 2012);Commendation, Sharpening The Green Pencil Haiku Contest ( Romania, 2012); Runner-Up, 2012 Basho Festival Haiku Contest (Japan);Commendation, Polish International Haiku Competition 2012; 1st Prize, 2012 Science Fiction Poetry Association Contest (Long Poem Category); 10th International Klostar Ivanic Haiku Contest In English Honorable Mention (2013); Third Prize,DIOGEN pro culture magazine Spring Tanka Contest 2013; Second Prize,International Kusamakura Haiku Competition 2013; First Prize, DIOGEN pro culture magazine Autumn Haiku Contest 2013; Commended,2014 Vladimir Devide Haiku Award; Honorable Mention,Jane Reichhold International Prize ( 2014); First Prize, Betty Drevniok Awards 2014; First Place, 2014 Balticon Poetry Contest; 2007 Pushcart Prize nomination; 2014 Rhysling Award nomination.

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Listing last updated: August 22, 2014

More Information

Listed as:
Poet
Gives readings?
Yes
Travels for readings?
Yes
Identifies as:
Caucasian
Prefers to work with:
Adults
Born in:
Nacogdoches, TX
Raised in:
Nacogdoches, TX

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