Lana Ayers

PO Box 445
Tillamook, OR 97141
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Author's Bio

Lana Hechtman Ayers, poet & novelist, works as a professional manuscript consultant and writing workshop facilitator. She also is managing editor of Concrete Wolf Poetry Chapbook Series, MoonPath Press NW Pacific states poetry series and World Enough Writers anthology and special selected collections series. Her favorite color is the swirl of Van Gogh's Starry Night.

Publications and Prizes

Books: 
Chicken Farmer I Still Love You
(D-N Publishing, 2007)
, Dance From Inside My Bones
(Snake Nation Press, 2007)
, Love is a Weed
(Finishing Line Press, 2006)
, What Big Teeth
(Kissena Park Press, 2010)
Anthologies: 
A Chaos of Angels
(Word Walker Press, 2007)
, Do Not Give Me Things Unbroken
(Writers Club Press, 2002)
, Images From Ruin
(Poetry Society of New Hampshire, 2002)
, Letters to the World
(Red Hen Press, 2008)
, Poems From the Cranberry Room
(iUniverse, 2006)
, Poets Unbound: 10 Years Into the Journey
(iUniverse, 2007)
, Pontoon
(Floating Bridge Press, 2005)
, Tattoos On Cedar
(Washington Poets Association, 2006)
Journals: 
Arabesques Press, Bellowing Ark, Bitter Oleander, Blue Earth Review, Boxcar Poetry Review, Bridges, Buckle &, Byline, Café Review, Centrifugal Eye, Cider Press Review, Colorwheel, Comstock Review, Court Green, The Dos Passos Review, Drash, Driftwood Review, Ellipsis, Eye, Feminist Studies, Flash!Point, Fulva Flava, Gingko Tree Review, Hazmat Review, Her Mark/Woman Made Gallery Date Book, Icon, Illya's Honey, In Posse Review, Kean Review, Lake Effect, Lynx Eye, Mad Poets Review, Manorborn, Mochila Review, Natural Bridge, Nerve Cowboy, Poemeleon, Poetica, Potomac Review, Qarrtsiluni, Red River Review, Rhapsoidia, Rhino Magazine, Rockhurst Review, Saranac Review, Seattle Woman, Slant, Sojourner, Spire, Steam Ticket, Stringtown, Tar Wolf Review, Umbrella, West Wind Review, White Pelican Review
Performances: 
Jaffrey Civic Center
(2005)
, Reel to Reel Series, Eleventh Hour Productions
(2005)
Prizes Won: 
Discovery Honors, Violet Reed Hass Award, Rita Dove Poetry Honors, Pushcart Nominee, National Book Award Nominee

Reviews, Recordings, and Interviews

More Information

Listed as: 
Poet
Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
Other
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Born in: 
New York
Raised in: 
New York, NY
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Last updated: Jul 31, 2018