Brent Calderwood

Author's Bio

Brent Calderwood is the author of The God of Longing (Sibling Rivalry Press, 2014), an American Library Association "Over the Rainbow" selection for poetry. He is Literary Editor for A&U Magazine. His poems have appeared in dozens of journals and anthologies including American Poetry Journal, Bloom, Crab Creek Review, Knockout, The Gay & Lesbian Review Worldwide, The Squaw Valley Review, and The Southern Poetry Anthology.

Publications and Prizes

Prizes Won: 
2015: Aerican Library Association "Over the Rainbow" selection for LGBT poetry. 2011: Winner, Atlanta Queer Lit Broadside Contest, Judge Mark Doty 2011: Squaw Valley Community of Writers Fellowship 2010: Winner, San Francisco Public Library "Poets 11" contest, Sunset District section, judge Jack Hirschman 2008: Napa Valley Writers Conference Fellowship 2008: Lambda Literary Foundation Fellowship 2007: Lambda Literary Foundation Fellowship 2003: Stonewall Award for Creative Writing, San Francisco State University 2003: San Francisco Browning Society Dramatic Monlologue Award 2001: Finalist, Phelan Award from San Francisco Intersection for the Arts 1998: Charles Knebel Poetry Award 1996: OUT 100, OUT magazine's 100 annual newsmakers

Reviews, Recordings, and Interviews

More Information

Listed as: 
Gives readings: 
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Identifies as: 
European American, G/L/B/T, Scotch-Irish American
Prefers to work with: 
Adults, Any, At Risk Youth, Children, Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual/Transgender, People with Disabilities, Seniors, Teachers, Teenagers
Fluent in: 
English, Spanish
Born in: 
Raised in: 
San Leandro, CA
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Last updated: May 11, 2015