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Tim Mayo

Author's Bio

Tim Mayo has worked as a house painter, real estate developer & consultant, theatrical producer and a creative writing teacher. He holds an ALB, cum laude, from Harvard University and an MFA in Writing & Literature from Bennington College. For the last few years he has been studying flying trapeze. Currently he works as a Mental Health Worker in the Adult Dual Diagnosis Unit of the Brattleboro Retreat and as a substitute teacher at the Brattleboro Retreat’s Meadows School.

Publications and Prizes

Thesaurus of Separation (Phoenicia Publishing, 2016), The Kingdom of Possibilities (Mayapple Press, 2009)
The Loneliness of Dogs (Pudding House Publications, 2008)
5 A.M., Arbutus, Atlanta Review, Avatar Review, Babel Fruit Online, Big Toe Review, Blue Lake Review, Chrysalis, Crab Creek Review, Four Corners, Inertia, MannequinEnvy, Naugatuck River Review, OVS Magazine, Paris/Atlantic, Poet Lore, Poetry International, Rat's Ass Review, Redheaded Stepchild, River Styx, Rose and Thorn, San Pedro River Review, Tar River Poetry Review, The Del Sol Review, The Writer's Almanac, Valparaiso Poetry Review, Verse Daily
International Merit Award for Poetry, The Atlanta Review 1999, 2000; Semi-Finalist, "Discover"/The Nation Poetry Contest 2000; Finalist, WinningWriters.com War Poetry Contest 2007; Finalist, WCDR Chapbook Challenge, Ajax, Ontario, Canada 2008; Nominated for Best of the Web Award by Babel Fruit 2008; Nominated for Best of the Web Award by The Rose & Thorn 2008; Vermont Studio Center Vermont Artist Week Fellowship 2006, 2008; Finalist, Paumanok Award 2009; Nominated for a Pushcart Prize by Red Headed Stepchild 2011; Nominated for Pushcart Prize by OVS Magazine 2012; Nominated for Pushcart Prize by Naugatuck River Review 2012; Nominated for Pushcart Prize by Naugatuck River Review 2013. Nominated for Pushcart Prize by Rat's Ass Review 2015.

Personal Favorites

What I'm Reading Now:
Only So Far by Robert Cording, Mistaking Each Other for Ghosts by Lawrence Raab, 3 Sections by Vijay Seshadri, Faithful and Virtuous Night by Louise Glück , Winter by Patricia Fargnoli
Favorite Authors:
Eliot, Auden, Hart Crane, Ginsberg, Keats,Shelly, Coleridge, Marvel, Yeats, Dunn & Donne, Dylan Thomas, Heaney, E. Bishop, Lowell, W.C. Williams, Strand, Ashbery, Simic, Emily Dickinson, Jori Graham, Stanley Kunitz, Galway Kinnell, Robert Frost, Robert Hayden, Wordsworth, Plath, Sexton, Oliver, Ruth Stone, Symborska, Neruda, Lorca, Robert Penn Warren, Derek Walcott, Whitman, Richard Wilbur, Frank O'Hara, James Schuyler, Philip Levine, Larry Levis. Billy Collins, Tony Hoagland, Henri Cole, Patricia Fargnoli, Jennifer Millitello.

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Listing last updated: March 1, 2016

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