Neil Shepard

2051 Clay Hill Road
Johnson, VT 05656
Phone: 
802-730-5820
Website: 

Author's Bio

Shepard's most recent books of poetry include Hominid Up (Salmon Poetry, 2015), Vermont Exit Ramps II (Green Writers Press, 2015), and (T)ravel/Un(t)ravel (Mid-List Press, 2011). Recent poems appear in Sewanee Review, Barrow Street, Cimarron Review, Poem-a-Day, Poetry Daily, Verse Daily. Visiting Writer at Chautauqua Writers Institute (2016), Ossabaw Island Writers Retreat (2015), Poets House in Manhattan (2015).

Publications and Prizes

Books: 
(T)ravel/Un(t)ravel
(Mid-List Press, 2011)
, Hominid Up
(Salmon Poetry (Ireland), 2015)
, I'm Here Because I Lost My Way
(Mid-List Press, 1998)
, Scavenging the Country for a Heartbeat
(Mid-List Press, 1993)
, This Far from the Source
(Mid-List Press, 2006)
, Vermont Exit Ramps II
(Green Writers Press, 2015)
Journals: 
Academy of American Poets Poem-a-Day, Antioch Review, Boulevard, Colorado Review, Harvard Review, New American Writing, New England Review, North American Review, Paris Review, Ploughshares, Poetry Daily, Poetry East, Sewanee Review, Shenandoah, Southern Review, Southwest Review, TriQuarterly, Verse Daily
Chapbook: 
Vermont Exit Ramps
(Big Table Publishing Company, 2012)
Prizes Won: 
First Book Award, Poetry, Mid-List Press (1993) Fellowships to MacDowell Colony, Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, Tyrone Guthrie Center

More Information

Listed as: 
Poet
Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
Caucasian
Prefers to work with: 
Adults
Born in: 
Fitchburg
Raised in: 
Leominster, MA
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Last updated: Jul 14, 2016