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Tony Burfield

Author's Bio

My wife and I live in the Southern Rockies on the East slope of the Long's Peak Massif and work in libraries along the Front Range. Right now, I'm really into haikai, hiking, and tracking. Someday I hope to be able to grow a beard, but it isn't looking good.

Publications and Prizes

Chapbooks:
Torrents (Tiger's Eye Press, 2015), These Village Trails (Red Ochre Press, 2012), Canid (Green Fuse Poetic Arts Association, 2010)
Anthologies:
You Say. Say. (Uphook Press, 2009)
Journals:
Contemporary Haibun Online, Frogpond, Lilliput Review, Modern Haiku, OccuPoetry, Poetry Quarterly, Progenitor Art and Literary Journal, Prune Juice: Journal of Senryu and Kyoka, Salt River Review, Scifaikuest, Star*Line, The Cynic Online Magazine, The Heron's Nest, The Montucky Review
Prizes:
Dwarf Stars Anthology, 2014; 1st prize in the Green Fuse Press Chapbook Contest 2010; 2010 Pushcart Nomination; The short list for the Rebecca Lard Award Contest 2012; Editor's Pick, Scifaikuest, August 2013; Finalist for the David Martinson - Meadowhawk Prize 2016

Personal Favorites

Favorite Books:
Rip-rap and Cold Mountain Poems, Happy Life, For Whom the Bell Tolls, Axe Handles, Two Elk, on and on...
Favorite Authors:
Joanne Kyger, Gary Synder, Rae Armantrout, Charles Trumbull, Don Wentworth, Andrew Schelling, David Budbill, Santoka Taneda, Wang Ah-Shih, Maria and David Gitin, Antler, Lew Welch, Fitzgerald, Mina Loy, Issa, Marlene Mountain,Jim Kacian, Baudrillard, etc.

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Listing last updated: July 20, 2016

More Information

Listed as:
Poet
Gives readings?
Yes
Travels for readings?
Yes
Identifies as:
Caucasian
Prefers to work with:
Adults
Fluent in:
English
Born in:
Coudersport, PA
Raised in:
Emporium, PA

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