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Tim Hawkins

Author's Bio

Tim Hawkins has lived and traveled widely throughout North America, Southeast Asia, and Latin America, where he has worked as a journalist, technical writer, communications manager and teacher in international schools. His career has also taken some interesting detours into such posts as fish cannery slime table worker, stevedore, nose-hair clipper model and cram school teacher. After spending much of the '90's and '00's abroad, he currently lives in his hometown of Grand Rapids, Michigan. His writing has appeared in numerous print and online publications in the past decade. In 2012, he published his first poetry collection, Wanderings at Deadline (Aldrich Press) and was nominated for a Pushcart Prize. Find out more about his writing and read some of his work at www.timhawkinspoetry.com .

Publications and Prizes

Books:
Wanderings at Deadline (Aldrich Press, 2012)
Journals:
13 Miles From Cleveland, Blueline, BluePrintReview, Eclectica, Four and Twenty, Iron Horse Literary Review, Lucid Rhythms, Nibble, Shot Glass Journal, Sixfold, Sketchbook: A Journal for Eastern & Western Short Forms, The Fib Review, The Flea, The Literary Bohemian, The Pedestal Magazine, The Shit Creek Review, The Smoking Poet, Umbrella, Underground Voices, Verse Wisconsin
Prizes:
Nominated for a 2012 Pushcart Prize.

Personal Favorites

What I'm Reading Now:
Elegy Owed by Bob Hicock, Reading Rilke by William H. Gass, In Search of Small Gods by Jim Harrison, New and Selected Poems 1962-2012 by Charles Simic, The Stick Soldiers by Hugh Martin
Favorite Books:
Too many to list...
Favorite Authors:
Hayden Carruth, Anton Chekhov, Emily Dickinson, Fyodor Dostoevsky, Euripides, Fernando García Lorca, Jim Harrison, Zbigniew Herbert, Weldon Kees, Alice Munro, Rainer Maria Rilke, William Shakespeare, Gerald Stern, Robert Stone, Wislawa Szymborska, B. Traven, C.K. Williams, Too many others to list…

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Listing last updated: November 17, 2013

More Information

Listed as:
Poet
Gives readings?
Yes
Travels for readings?
Yes
Identifies as:
Other
Prefers to work with:
Any
Fluent in:
Spanish
Born in:
Twenty-Nine Palms, CA
Raised in:
Grand Rapids, MI

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