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Neil Ellman

Author's Bio

After publishing poetry in college, becoming editor-in-chief of his school's literary magazine, and winning the school's literary prize for poetry, Neil Ellman went on the earn his bachelor's degree from Hunter College, Masters from Indiana University, and Doctorate from Teachers College, Columbia University. A thirty-nine year career as a teacher and school administrator followed. During that time, he found little time for literature, except for many non-fiction articles in scholarly journals; but upon his retirement, he returned to his first literary passion--poetry. Since then, he has published numerous poems in print and online journals throughout the world, as well as in seven print and digital chapbooks.

Publications and Prizes

Chapbooks:
Mirrors of Miró: Ekphrastic Reflections of the Art of Joan Miró (Flutter Press, 2011), Dali's Clock (Flutter Press, 2010), Galleys and Galleries: Ekphrastic Reflections on Modern Art (Pudding House Publications, 2010), Illusions Delusions and Dreams: Visions of the Surreal in Art (Naissance, 2010), The Great Metaphysician and Other Ekphrastic Inventions (Erbacce Press, 2010)
Anthologies:
No Fresh Cut Flowers: An Afterlife Anthology (Sephyrus Press, 2010)
Journals:
(A Brilliant) Record Magazine, A Handful Of Stones, ALBA, amphibi.us, Anastomoo, Astropoetica, Blue & Yellow Dog, Bolts Of Silk, Calliope Nerve, Caper Literary Journal, Carcinogenic Poetry, Clockwise Cat, Clutching at Straws, Concise Delight, Counterexample Poetics, ditch, Eskimo Pie, Every Day Poets, Flutter, Four and Twenty, Hazard Cat, Indigo Rising, Ink Sweat & Tears, Liebamour, online whispers & [Shouts], Otoliths, Pens On Fire, Phantom Kangaroo, phati'tude Literary Magazine, Poetica, Short, Fast, and Deadly, Subliminal Interiors, The Beatnik, The Camel Saloon, The Houston Literary Review, The Recusant, The Short Humour Site, tinfoildresses, Trapeze Magazine, Trellis Magazine, Troubadour 21, Unheard Magazine, vox poetica, With Painted Words, Yes, Poetry, Zygote in My Coffee

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Listing last updated: September 9, 2011

More Information

Listed as:
Poet
Gives readings?
Yes
Travels for readings?
Yes
Identifies as:
Other
Prefers to work with:
Adults
Fluent in:
English
Born in:
Brooklyn, New York, NY
Raised in:
Brooklyn, New York, NY

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