David Chorlton

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4239 East Walatowa Street
Phoenix, AZ 85044
Phone: 
480 705 3227

Author's Bio

During my thirty years in Phoenix I have given and organized many readings, also taught a weekly creative writing class at Scottsdale Senior Center since 1994. I live with a European past, replete with memories of art galleries plus a love of music, and a present rooted on the Southwest desert.

Publications and Prizes

Books: 
A Field Guide to Fire
(FutureCycle Press, 2015)
, A Normal Day Amazes Us
(Kings Estate Press, 2003)
, Forget the Country You Came From
(Singular Street, 1992)
, Outposts
(Taxus Press, 1994)
, Return to Waking Life
(Main Street Rag Press, 2004)
, Selected Poems
(FutureCycle Press, 2014)
, The Devil's Sonata
(FutureCycle Press, 2012)
, Waiting for the Quetzal
(March Street Press, 2006)
Journals: 
Poet Lore, Skidrow Penthouse
Prizes Won: 
The Slipstream Chapbook Award (2009) for The Age of Miracles The Ronald Wardall Prize from Rain Mountain Press (2008) for the chapbook manuscript, The Lost River

Personal Favorites

What I'm Reading Now: 
Cuttlefish Bones by Eugenio Montale
,
The Folding Cliffs by W. S. Merwin
Favorite Authors: 
Eugenio Montale, Tomas Transtromer, W. S. Merwin, Stephen Stepanchev,

More Information

Listed as: 
Fiction Writer, Poet
Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
European American
Prefers to work with: 
Naturalists/Environmentalists
Fluent in: 
German
Born in: 
Spittal-An-Der-Drau, Austria
Raised in: 
Manchester, England
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Last updated: May 31, 2017