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Rodger Martin

Author's Bio

Rodger Martin’s third poetry volume, The Battlefield Guide , (Hobblebush) uses locations on battlefields of the Civil War to reflect upon America today. Small Press Review selected The Blue Moon Series (Hobblebush), as its bi-monthly pick of the year. A translation of his work, On The Monadnock, appeared in China in 2006. He received an Appalachia poetry award, a N.H. Council on the Arts Fiction Fellowship, the Bruce Kellner/Monadnock Fellowship to pursue his writing, and fellowships from The National Endowment for the Humanities. In 2012 he was chosen as poet to represent the U.S. at Hangzhou, China’s annual international cultural festival. He serves as co-editor for The Granite State Poetry Series and teaches journalism at Keene State College.

Publications and Prizes

Books:
The Battlefield Guide (Hobblebush Books, 2010), The Blue Moon Series (Hobblebush Books, 2007), Gettysburg (Lewis, 2000), The Nemo Poems (Goosebrook, 1992)
Anthologies:
Imago Dei (Abilene Christian University Press, 2016), Poets Guide to New Hampshire (Poetry Society of New Hampshire, 2010), Selected Poems of Contemporary European & American Poets (Spring Breeze Publishing, 1989)
Journals:
Amoskeag, Appalachia, Entelechy, Granite Review, Poetry South, The Chrysalis Reader
Prizes:
1. Appalachia Award for Poetry 2. Best of Sixty Years of Christianity & Literature 3. Kellner/Monadnock Fellowship for Poetry 4. NH State Council on the Arts Fellowship in Fiction

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Listing last updated: December 13, 2014

More Information

Listed as:
Fiction Writer, Poet
Gives readings?
Yes
Travels for readings?
Yes
Identifies as:
British, German American
Born in:
Lancaster, PA
Raised in:
Welling

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