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Robert Milby

Author's Bio

I have been writing poetry since 1987, and reading work throughout the Hudson Valley, NYC, NJ, PA, and New England since early 1995. Hosted 26 poetry readings series since 1995 and currently host 3 Hudson Valley readings. Co-Founder and Instructor for the Northeast Poetry Center's College of Poetry, 7 West Street, Warwick, NY. Was Co-Editor of NPC's poetry annual, The Wawayanda Review, with poet Steve Hirsch. Each Autumn, I read as half of performance duo Theremin Ghosts! w/Hudson Valley Thereminist and Performance Artist, Carl Welden. Latest chapbook: Crow Weather(Fierce Grace Press, Pooler GA, 2009) Ghost Prints: Tales of Terror and Poetry/collaboration with Jason Gehlert & Tammy Gehlert ( Black Bed Sheet Book, Antelope,CA, 2010) Victorian House: Ghosts and Gothic Poems(pending publication, Foothills Publishing)

Publications and Prizes

Books:
Ophelia's Offspring (Foothills Publishing, 2007)
Anthologies:
Voices From Here ( The Paulinskill Poetery Project, 2009), WaterWrites (Codhill Press, 2009), Hudson Valley Poets Fest: 2007 (Century House Historical Society, 2007), Riverine (Codhill Press, 2007), Calling All Poets: CAPs Voices (Howland Cultural Center, 2003), Will Work For Peace (Zeropanik Press, 1999)
Journals:
Chronogram, Home Planet News, Hudson Valley Literary Magazine, Hunger, Other: _____, Sensations Magazine

Personal Favorites

Favorite Books:
Favorite Authors:
Dickens, Wilkie Collins, Hugo, Hardy,George Elliot, Jane Austen, Ian McEwan,Steinbeck, Marvell, Shakespeare, Pasternak, Jonson, Dryden, Pope, Herrick, Poe, Coleridge, Wordsworth, Shelley, Byron, Keats, John Clare, Whitman, Emerson, Thoreau, Irving, Dickinson, Adelaide Crapsey, Harry Crosby, Millay, Baudelaire, Verlaine, Mallarme, Teasdale, Tennyson, Swinburne, Robert Browning, Matthew Arnold, GM Hopkins, EA Robinson, AE Housman, Dante Rossetti, Christina Rossetti, WB Yeats, Maxwell Bodenheim, Vachel Lindsey, Wallace Stevens, Roethke, WC Williams, Jarrell, Ransom, HD, Eliot, Pound, Amy Lowell, Plath, Dylan Thomas, Spender, Ted Hughes, Seamus Heaney, Robert Frost, Robinson Jeffers, Milosz, many more!

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Listing last updated: February 16, 2014

More Information

Listed as:
Poet
Gives readings?
Yes
Travels for readings?
Yes
Prefers to work with:
Adults
Born in:
Goshen, NY
Raised in:
NY

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