Tom Holmes

Hattiesburg, MS 39401

Author's Bio

Tom Holmes is the editor of Redactions: Poetry, Poetics, & Prose and the author of seven collections of poetry, most recently The Cave, which won The Bitter Oleander Press Library of Poetry Book Award for 2013 and will be released in 2014. He has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize seven times and his work has appeared a number of times on Verse Daily. His writings about wine, poetry book reviews, and poetry can be found at his blog, The Line Break:

Publications and Prizes

Henri, Sophie, & The Hieratic Head of Ezra Pound: Poems Blasted from the Vortex
(BlazeVOX Books, 2009)
, Poems for an Empty Church
(Palettes & Quills, 2011)
, The Cave
(Bitter Oleander Press, 2014)
A-Minor Magazine, Alabama Literary Review, American Poetry Journal, Apalachee Review, Apeiron Review, Atticus Review, Birmingham Poetry Review, Blood Lotus, Blue Earth Review, Blue Lyra Review, Camroc Press Review, Chaffin Journal, Chiron Review, Chronogram, Crab Creek Review, Delmarva Review, Dirty Chai, Ellipsis, Epicenter, Free Verse, Front Range Review, Gentle Strength Quarterly, George Washington Review, Hamilton Stone Review, Helix, Illumen, James Dickey Review, Journal of Kentucky Studies, Knockout Literary Magazine, Mid-American Review, Miller's Pond, Mississippi Review, MO: Writings from the River, Naugatuck River Review, New Delta Review, New Zoo Review, North American Review, Oak Bend Review, OVS Magazine, Pacific Coast Journal, Pemmican Press, Pennsylvania English, Permafrost, Petrichor Review, Poetry Quarterly, Prism Quarterly, Raintown Review, Rattle, Redactions, River Poets Journal, Rock & Sling, Rockhurst Review, San Pedro River Review, Santa Clara Review, Sheepshead Review, Silk Road, Soul Fountain, South Carolina Review, Southern Humanities Review, Space & Time, Stolen Island Review, Stone Highway Review, Stringtown, Sugar House Review, Suisun Valley Review, Terminus, The Adroit Journal, The Centrifugal Eye, The Chaffey Review, The Foundling Review, The Fourth River, The Great American Poetry Show, The Griffin, The Houston Literary Review, The Madison Review, The Portland Review, The Rambler, The Round, The Sierra Nevada Review, The Storyteller, The Strange Fruit, Three Line Poetry, Tipton Poetry Journal, Turbulence, Verse Daily, Wavelength, Weave Magazine, Whiskey Island Magazine, Xavier Review, Yemassee, Zone 3
After Malaguena
(Foothills Publishing, 2005)
, Negative Time
(Pudding House Publications, 2007)
, Pre-Dew Poems
(Foothills Publishing, 2008)
, The Oldest Stone in the World
(Amsterdam Press, 2011)
Prizes Won: 
The Bitter Oleander Press Library of Poetry Book Award for 2013.

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Last updated: Apr 24, 2015