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Keith Montesano

Author's Bio

Keith Montesano is the author of two books of poetry: Ghost Lights (Dream Horse Press, 2010) and Scoring the Silent Film (Dream Horse Press, 2013). He holds an MFA in Poetry from Virginia Commonwealth University, and currently lives with his wife in New York, where he is a PhD Candidate in English and Creative Writing at Binghamton University.

Publications and Prizes

Books:
Scoring the Silent Film (Dream Horse Press, 2013), Ghost Lights (Dream Horse, 2010)
Journals:
American Literary Review, American Poetry Journal, Another Chicago Magazine, Barn Owl Review, Blackbird, Blue Mesa Review, Center, Cimarron Review, Crab Orchard Review, Cream City Review, Diagram, Florida Review, Fugue, Hayden's Ferry Review, Hollins Critic, Hunger Mountain, Madison Review, Ninth Letter, Passages North, Phoebe, Portland Review, Redivider, River Styx, Sonora Review, The Collagist, The Pinch, Third Coast
Prizes:
Finalist, The National Poetry Series; Finalist, Akron Poetry Prize; Finalist, Brittingham and Pollak Poetry Prizes; Finalist, New Issues Green Rose Prize; Finalist, Crab Orchard Series in Poetry Open Competition; Finalist, Zone 3 First Book Award; Finalist, New Issues Poetry Prize; Finalist, Dream Horse Press Orphic Prize

Personal Favorites

Favorite Authors:
Joe Bolton, Larry Levis, Lynda Hull, C.K. Williams, Mark Doty, Brian Teare, William Olsen, Tom Sleigh, Alan Shapiro, Rodney Jones, Donald Justice, Jack Gilbert, Spencer Reece, Judy Jordan, Galway Kinnell, James L. White, Stephen Dobyns, Deborah Digges, Yehuda Amichai, Anne Carson, Herbert Morris, Tess Gallagher, B.H. Fairchild, Michael Ryan, Etheridge Knight, Susan Mitchell, Kevin Young, Seamus Heaney, Adam Zagajewski, Carlos Drummond de Andrade, Weldon Kees, Anne Sexton

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Listing last updated: October 8, 2012

More Information

Listed as:
Poet
Gives readings?
Yes
Travels for readings?
Yes
Prefers to work with:
Adults
Born in:
Greenville, PA

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