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George Drew

Author's Bio

George Drew was born in Mississippi and raised there and in New York State, where he currently lives. He has read widely, for example, Rochester Institute of Technology, The College of the Holy Cross, Union College, The University of Maine, and many other venues including libraries, coffee houses, bookstores, etc. Drew is the author of five collections of poetry: Toads in a Poisoned Tank, The Horse’s Name Was Physics, American Cool, The Hand that Rounded Peter’s Dome, and The View From Jackass Hill, winner of the 2010 X.J. Kennedy Prize for Poetry (Texas Review Press). He has published widely in such journals as Antioch Review, Atlanta Review, The Baltimore Review, Beloit Poetry Journal, Cutthroat, Louisiana Literature, Mississippi Review, New Millennium Writings, North American Review, Poetry Northwest, Salmagundi, and The Sow’s Ear Poetry Review. He also had a group of poems appear in The Southern Poetry Anthology, II: Mississippi (Texas Review Press).

Publications and Prizes

Books:
The View From Jackass Hill (Texas Review Press, 2011), The Hand That Rounded Peter's Dome (Turning Point, 2010), American Cool (Tamarack Editions, 2009), The Horse's Name Was Physics (WordTech Editions, 2006), So Many Bones (Rarus Press, 1997), Toads in a Poisoned Tank (Tamarack Press, 1986)
Chapbooks:
Down & Dirty (Texas Review Press, 2014)
Journals:
Antioch Review, Poetry East, Quarterly West, Salmagundi, Southern Poetry Review
Prizes:
Paumanok Poetry Award, Stephen Dunn Poetry Award, Baltimore Review Poetry Prize, South Carolina Poetry Prize. Runner Up for the 2009 Chautauqua Literary Journal Poetry Contest, The Adirondack Literary Award for Poetry, and the X.J.Kennedy Prize for Poetry.

George Drew Resume

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Listing last updated: September 21, 2014

More Information

Listed as:
Creative Nonfiction Writer, Poet
Gives readings?
Yes
Travels for readings?
Yes
Identifies as:
English American, Other
Prefers to work with:
Adults
Born in:
Greenville, MS

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