Blair H. Allen

Colton, CA 92324-0162

Author's Bio

Blair H. Allen is the author of several poetry collections, most recently Flight to the Green Dream (Cerulean Press, 2009), Rain Hiking in Nikko (Cerulean Press, 2009), Opossum in the Fig Tree (Cerulean Press, 2008), When Morning Is Still Night (Cerulean Press, 2008), In the Face of Gateless High Walls (Cerulean Press, 2007), Moon Hiding in the Orange Tree (Cerulean Press, 2007), and Ashes Ashes All Fall Down (JVC Books, 1997). His poems have been published in the anthologies Medusa: A Poetry Anthology (Hilltop Press, 2005) and The Dark Tower (Atlantean Publishing, 2007), and in Chiron Review, Awen, The Supplement, Kraz, Vol.No Magazine, and many others.

Publications and Prizes

Hour of Iced Wheels
(Ghosthand Press, 2003)
, Light in the Crossroads
(Cerulean Press, 2004)
, The Athens Cafe
(Cerulean Press, 2000)
, The Irreversible Man
(Pacificus Foundation, 1991)
, Trek Into Yellowstone's Cascade Corner Wilderness
(Cerulean Press, 2003)
, When the Ghost of Cassandra Whispers in My Ears
(Inevitable Press, 1996)
, Wine of Starlight
(Magellanic Cloud Press, 2002)
Anti-War Poems
(Vesta Publications, 1984)
, Beyond the Realm
(Pacificus Foundation, 1994)
, Snow Birds in Cloud Hands
(Cerulean Press, 2003)
, When Sleep Comes Charting Deep Movement in the Drowing Banks
(Newsletter Inago, 2003)
California Quarterly, Cerberus, Northridge Review, Space & Time, Star*Line, Visions International
Prizes Won: 
Lifetime Achievement in Poetry and Story Writing (Pacificus Foundation, 2003), First Prize for Poetry (Pacificus Foundation, 1992), Pushcart Prize Nominee for Poetry (1982)

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Last updated: Apr 07, 2017