Tim Hawkins

Rockford, MI 49341

Author's Bio

Tim Hawkins has lived and traveled widely throughout North America, Southeast Asia, Europe and Latin America, where he has worked as a journalist, technical writer, communications manager and teacher in international schools. His career also has taken some interesting detours into such posts as salmon cannery slime table worker, stevedore, nose-hair clipper model and cram school teacher. After spending much of the '90's and '00's abroad, he currently lives in his hometown of Grand Rapids, Michigan. His writing has appeared in numerous print and online publications over the past decade. He has been nominated twice for a Pushcart Prize (2011, 2017) and was chosen to serve as preliminary judge for the 47th Annual Dyer-Ives Poetry Competition (2015) judged by Mark Doty. His poetry collection, Wanderings at Deadline, was published in 2012 by Aldrich Press. Find out more at his website: www.timhawkinspoetry.com

Publications and Prizes

Wanderings at Deadline
(Aldrich Press, 2012)
Last Train to Noir City
(Underground Voices, 2010)
13 Miles From Cleveland, Blueline, BluePrintReview, Dogzplot, Eclectica, Eunoia Review, Four and Twenty, Iron Horse Literary Review, KYSO Flash, Lucid Rhythms, Nibble, Shot Glass Journal, Sixfold, Sketchbook: A Journal for Eastern & Western Short Forms, The Citron Review, The Fib Review, The Flea, The Literary Bohemian, The Pedestal Magazine, The Shit Creek Review, The Smoking Poet, Tipton Poetry Journal, Umbrella, Underground Voices, Valparaiso Poetry Review, Verse Wisconsin
Prizes Won: 
Nominated in 2011 and 2017 for a Pushcart Prize.

Personal Favorites

What I'm Reading Now: 
Elegy Owed by Bob Hicock
Reading Rilke by William H. Gass
In Search of Small Gods by Jim Harrison
New and Selected Poems 1962-2012 by Charles Simic
The Stick Soldiers by Hugh Martin
Favorite Books: 
Too many to mention.

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Twenty-Nine Palms, CA
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Grand Rapids, MI
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Last updated: Aug 08, 2018