Arthur Brown

English Department
Evansville, IN 47722
Phone: 
(812) 488-2976

Author's Bio

"Premonition" is the first poem in my first book, The Mackerel at St. Ives: A sort of surfacing it seemed to be, / as of a fish into the light and air / that for an instant, as it's hanging there / with a strangely steadfast certainty / takes on the currents of another sphere, / before it drops again into its own-- / heavy as a triply skipping stone / that will at last forever disappear. / Five gulls, their calls, the crescent moon and sky / (the gray unearthly white against the blue), / the spirit-sounding things of sea and shore / conjoin to lure my untrained ear and eye / to the endlessness of my own death-- / then leave me stranded here to live some more.

Publications and Prizes

Books: 
Duration and the Second Hand
(David Robert Books, 2013)
, The Mackerel at St. Ives
(David Robert Books, 2008)
Anthologies: 
Sonnets: 150 Contemporary Sonnets
(University of Evansville Press, 2006)
Journals: 
Agni, American Arts Quarterly, American Literary Review, Carolina Quarterly, Dogwood, Formalist, Malahat Review, Measure, Michigan Quarterly Review, Poetry, Southwest Review, The Raintown Review
Prizes Won: 
American Literary Review Poetry Prize Morton Marr Poetry Prize, Nebraska Shakespeare Festival Anne Dittrick Sonnet-Writing Contest, Arts & Letters Drama Award

More Information

Listed as: 
Poet
Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Prefers to work with: 
Adults
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
New York
Raised in: 
Los Angeles, CA
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Last updated: May 29, 2013