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Tad Wojnicki

Tad Wojnicki

Author's Bio

I hold a Ph.D. in Philosophy and an M.A. in Creative Writing from San Francisco State University. I have studied poetry and prose under Frances Mayes, Molly Giles and Leo Litwak at SFSU, Ron Hansen at University of California-Santa Cruz, Rick DeMarinis at University of Texas at El Paso, and David Gitin at Monterey Peninsula College. My work has appeared in Simply Haiku, Contemporary Haibun, Haibun Today, bottle rockets, Frogpond, Poetry Midwest, Tattoo Highway, Rainbow Curve, and ZYZZYVA: West Coast Writers and Artists, among others, and anthologies like: AutoBioDiversity: True Stories from ZYZZYVA, ed. by Howard Junker; In the Arms of Words: Poems for Tsunami Relief, ed. by Amy Ouzoonian; and Taboo Haiku, ed. by Richard Krawiec. I am the author of a factual novel, Lie Under the Fig Trees/ Lying With Love, and an experimental haibun novel, Slopes of Lust. Overseas on a sabbatical, I currently teach my Write Like a Lover! workshop in Taiwan. Contact: wojnicki@yahoo.com/

Publications and Prizes

Lie Under the Fig Trees (Smallwood, 1996), Scrawls on a Crate of Oranges (Pomost Publications, 1987)
Coffeehouse Poets Quarterly, Leviathan Quarterly, Literary Journal, Mosaic, Poets' Paper

Personal Favorites

What I'm Reading Now:
A Shanghai Baby by Wei Hui, Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway, How to Haiku by Bruce Ross, The Sanatorium Under the Hourglass by Bruno Schulz, The People's Republic of Desire by Annie Wang
Favorite Books:
The Subterraneans by Jack Kerouac Old Man and the Sea by Hemingway
Favorite Authors:
Hemingway, Ginsberg, Schulz, Kerouac, Bukowski, Steinbeck, Bellow, Reznikoff

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Listing last updated: July 25, 2011

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Fiction Writer, Poet
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