Frank LaRue Owen

Author's Bio

Frank LaRue Owen’s poetry is influenced by diverse sources including the teachings embedded within dreams, the seasons, various landscapes, and the churning gyre of the soul’s journey, resulting in a poetic path his late teacher referred to as deep-mapping of unseen reality…inner, outer.

Publications and Prizes

Books: 
The School of Soft-Attention
(Homebound Publications, 2018)
, The Temple of Warm Harmony
(Homebound Publications, 2019)
Anthologies: 
Courting the Wild: Love Affairs with the Land
(Hiraeth Press, 2008)
Journals: 
Wayfarer, Written River
Prizes Won: 
2017 Homebound Publications Poetry Prize

Personal Favorites

Favorite Authors: 
Mary Oliver, Juan Ramon Jimenez, Jim Harrison, Matsuo Basho, Kobayashi Issa, Otogaki Rengetsu, Joy Harjo, Chris La Tray, W.S. Merwin, Bai Juyi, Zhai Yongming, Ikkyu

More Information

Listed as: 
Poet
Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Prefers to work with: 
Adults, At Risk Youth, Hospital patients, Naturalists/Environmentalists
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Biloxi, MS
Raised in: 
Jackson, MS
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Last updated: Apr 09, 2019