Barry North

275 lowe St.
Hahnville, LA 70057

Author's Bio

I worked with my hands for twenty-eight years as a refrigeration mechanic. Since my retirement in 2007, I have devoted myself to writing, the greatest voyage of discovery on the planet.

Publications and Prizes

Best of Hospital Drive
(Hospital Drive, 2016)
, The Lascaux Prize Anthology
(Lascaux Review, 2015)
Amoskeag,, Ancient Paths, Art Times, Axe Factory Review, Bangalore Review, Barbaric Yawp, Black Heart Magazine, Blue Lake Review, Blunderbuss Magazine, Boneshaker: A Bicycling Almanac, Brilliant Flash Fiction, Burst, Calliope, Chiron Review, Claudius Speaks, Deep South Magazine, DoveTales, Edgz, Freshwater, Ginosko Literary Journal, Gravel Literary Journal, Green Hills Literary Lantern, Halfway Down the Stairs, Hawaii Pacific Review, Hospital Drive, Iconoclast, Lalitamba, Mad Poets Review, Marathon Literary Review, Meat for Tea: The Valley Review, Muddy River Poetry Review, Negative Capability, Paterson Literary Review, Pegasus, Remarkable Doorways, Right Hand Pointing, RiverLit, Serving House Journal, Sixfold, Slipstream, The Dos Passos Review, Innisfree Poetry Journal, The Louisiana Review, The Storyteller, Tidal Basin Review, Time of Singing, Vine Leaves Literary Journal, Waterways: Poetry in the Mainstream, Willard & Maple
Along the Highway
(White Eagle Coffee Store Press, 2010)
, In the Maze
(Finishing Line Press, 2014)
, Terminally Human
(Finishing Line Press, 2013)
Prizes Won: 
Winner of the 2009 Long Story Contest, International,and the 2010 A. E. Coppard Prize for Fiction; 2009 Pushcart Prize nominee; Finalist in the 2010 Astounding Beauty Ruffian Poetry Chapbook Award Competition; finalist in 2011 Writecorner Press Poetry Awards; Honorable Mention in 2011 Allen Ginsberg Poetry Awards; 2011 Pushcart Prize Nomination; short list finalist in the 2011 Santa Fe Writers' project; shortlisted in the 2013 Fish flash Fiction Contest; finalist in the 2013 Vine Leaves vignette Contest; semi-finalist 2014 Palettes & Quills chapbook contest; finalist in the 2014 Lascaux Poetry Prize; shortlisted in the 2015 Brilliant Flash Fiction Contest on Equality; finalist in Sixfold's Winter 2015 Poetry contest; Third place in the 2017 Resist contest sponsored by Ricky's Back Yard; Semi-finalist in the 2017 Atlantis Award; Finalist in the 2017 Eggtooth Editions Chapbook Contest. 

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Fiction Writer, Poet
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New Orleans
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New Orleans, LA
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Last updated: May 18, 2018