steve brightman

akron, OH

Author's Bio

short version: my writing is my author statement. long version: my writing is definitely my author statement.

Publications and Prizes

Books: 
The Wild Gospel of Careening and Other Sermons from the Rumble Strip
(Red Orchid Publishing, 2015)
Anthologies: 
Buzzkill: Apocalypse - An End of the World Anthology
(NightBallet Press, 2012)
, I Have My Own Song For It: Modern Poems About Ohio
(University of Akron Press, Akron Poetry Series, 2003)
, Lipsmack! A Sampler Platter of Poets from NightBallet Press
(NightBallet Press, 2012)
Journals: 
A Trunk of Delirium, Bear Creek Haiku, Broadsided Press, Calliope, Canto, Deep Cleveland Junkmail Oracle, Drunk Monkeys, Hessler Street Fair Anthology, Indefinite Space, Kansas City Voices, My Favorite Bullet, Ohio Writer, Origami Condom, Poets and Artists, Pudding Magazine: The International Journal of Applied Poetry, Scripsit, Sleet Magazine, Slow Trains, Sparkbright, The Cleveland Review, Two Hawks Quarterly, Words Dance
Chapbook: 
13 Ways Of Looking At Lou Reed
(Crisis Chronicles Press, 2013)
, Absent The
(Writing Knights Press, 2013)
, History, Too, Is A Simple Machine
(NightBallet Press, 2015)
, In Brilliant Explosions Alone
(NightBallet Press, 2013)
, Like Michelangelo Sorta Said
(The Poets Haven, 2013)
, Sometimes, Illinois
(NightBallet Press, 2012)
, The Logic of Meteors
(Writing Knights Press, 2011)
Prizes Won: 
2001 Ohio Writer Magazine: poem of year; two-time Pushcart Prize nominee

More Information

Listed as: 
Poet
Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Raised in: 
the northern hemisphere, mostly
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Last updated: Apr 04, 2015