Chip Livingston

Author's Bio

Chip Livingston is the author of four books: a novel, OWLS DON'T HAVE TO MEAN DEATH, forthcoming in 2017; two poetry collections, CROW-BLUE, CROW-BLACK and MUSEUM OF FALSE STARTS; and a collection of short stories and essays, NAMING CEREMONY. His poetry, fiction, and nonfiction appear in Ploughshares, Prairie Schooner, Court Green, New American Writing, The Cincinnati Review, The Potomac Review, and Subtropics; in the anthologies, Best New Poets 2005, Stories from the Blue Moon Café, and Sing: Poetry of the Indigenous Americas; and on the Academy of American Poets' and the Poetry Foundation's websites. He received his M.F.A. in poetry from Brooklyn College, his MA in fiction from University of Colorado, and has been awarded residencies at Wildacres and Soul Mountain retreats. He has received awards from the Wordcraft Circle of Native Writers and Storytellers, Arch and Bruce Brown Foundation, and Native Writers’ Circle of the Americas, as well as three Pushcart Prize nominations. He currently divides his time between Denver, CO, Santa Fe, NM, and Montevideo, Uruguay. Chip teaches in the low-rez MFA program at Institute of American Indian Arts and in the low-res Mile High MFA program at Regis University.

Publications and Prizes

(Other Rooms Press, 2007)
, Museum of False Starts
(Gival Press, 2010)
, Naming Ceremony
(Lethe Press, 2014)
(Lethe Press, 2017)
A Cast of Characters and Other Stories
(MacAdam Cage, 2007)
, A Cast of Characters and Other Stories
(MacAdam/Cage, 2006)
, Best Gay Poetry 2008
(A Midsummer Night's Press, 2009)
, Best New Poets 2005
(Meridian, 2006)
, Off the Rocks
(New Town Writers, 2009)
(Vintage, 2017)
, Stories from the Blue Moon Cafe, Volume 3
(MacAdam/Cage, 2005)
, Stories from the Blue Moon Cafe, Volume 4
(MacAdam/Cage, 2005)
, This New Breed: Gents, Bad Boys & Barbarians 2
(Windstorm Creative, 2003)
, Velvet Heat
(Pretty Things Press, 2004)
Apalachee Review, Argestes, Art & Understanding, Barrow Street, Blithe House Quarterly, Bloom, Brooklyn Review, Cimarron Review, Columbia Poetry Review, Court Green, Crazyhorse, Drunken Boat, Eleven Eleven, Front Porch, Gay and Lesbian Review, Georgetown Review, Hampden-Sydney Poetry Review, Hazmat Review, Illumen, Kestrel, Life Writing, Lodestar Quarterly, McSweeney's Internet Tendency, MiPOesias, Mississippi Review, Mudfish, New American Writing, The New York Quarterly, Pearl Magazine, Ploughshares, Prairie Schooner, Queen City Review, Raven Chronicles, Rhino Magazine, Rosebud, Smartish Pace, Sniper Logic, South Dakota Review, Subtropics, Cincinnati Review, Florida Review, The Literary Review, The Potomac Review, Talking Stick: Native Arts Quarterly, Yellow Medicine Review

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Listed as: 
Fiction Writer, Poet
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G/L/B/T, Mixed Race
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Born in: 
Fort Walton Beach
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Pensacola, FL
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Last updated: Dec 23, 2016