Larry Colker

Burbank, CA 91506

Author's Bio

Larry Colker is a long-time co-host of the weekly Redondo Poets reading at Coffee Cartel in Redondo Beach, CA. His entry was selected by Charles Harper Webb as winner of the 2006 California Writers Exchange poetry contest sponsored by Poets & Writers, Inc. His work has appeared widely in print and online, and in anthologies. He has printed four chapbooks: At the Curb, Car Waiting, Boy Standing (1997), What the Lizard Knows: New and Selected Poems (2003), Hunger Crossing (2006, with Danielle Grilli), and Girl with Tattooed Heart, Boy Standing (2008). In 2013 Tebot Bach pubished his first full collection, Amnesia and Wings. He is an instructional designer in healthcare, and lives in Burbank, CA.

Publications and Prizes

Amnesia and Wings
(Tebot Bach, 2013)
A Poet's Haggadah
(Ain't Got No Press, 2008)
, Beyond the Valley of the Contermporary Poets
(VCP Press, 2003)
, Blue Arc West: An Anthology of California Poets
(Tebot Bach, 2006)
, Literary Angles
(Sybaritic Press, 2005)
, So Luminous the Wildflowers
(Tebot Bach, 2003)
, The Mysterious Life of the Heart
(The Sun Publishing Co., Inc., 2009)
, Wide Awake: Poets of Los Angeles and Beyond
(Beyond Baroque, 2017)
51%, ASKeW, Blue Satellite, Burnside Review, Caffeine, Cider Press Review, Cortland Review, Cultural Weekly, King Log, Los Angeles Review, Manzanita Quarterly, nth position, On The Bus, Pearl Magazine, Poemeleon, Poetic Diversity, Poetry Superhighway, Rattle, Solo, Spillway Magazine, Squaw Review, Sun Magazine, Volno, Yalobusha Review
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California Writers Exchange

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Huntington, WV
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Last updated: Jan 03, 2016