Tony Burfield

Pinewood Springs, CO

Author's Bio

My wife and I live in the Pinewood Springs, Colorado, and I work at the Boulder Public Library. Right now, I'm really into haikai, hiking, and tracking. Somedays we have a coyote yowling in the backyard boulders. Those days are my sabbaths.

Publications and Prizes

Anthologies: 
You Say. Say.
(Uphook Press, 2009)
Journals: 
Acorn, Asahi Shimbun, Bear Creek Haiku, Bones, Contemporary Haibun Online, Frogpond, Haibun Today, Hedgerow: A Journal of Small Poems, Ink Sweat and Tears, Lilliput Review, Modern Haiku, NOON, OccuPoetry, Poetry Quarterly, Progenitor Art and Literary Journal, Prune Juice: Journal of Senryu and Kyoka, Salt River Review, Scifaikuest, Shamrock Haiku Journal, Star*Line, The Cynic Online Magazine, The Heron's Nest, Montucky Review, tinywords, Wild Plum
Chapbooks: 
Canid
(Green Fuse Poetic Arts Association, 2010)
, Sawhorse
(Middle Creek Publishing and Audio, 2017)
, These Village Trails
(Red Ochre Press, 2012)
, Torrents
(Tiger's Eye Press, 2015)
Prizes Won: 
Fledge Poetry Chapbook Award, 2017; 1st prize in the Green Fuse Press Chapbook Contest 2010; 2010 Pushcart Nomination; Editor's Pick, Scifaikuest, August 2013; Dwarf Stars Nomination, 2014; Finalist for the David Martinson - Meadowhawk Prize 2016; Recipient of the 2018 Jack Collom Memorial Scholarship for Writing & Ecology from the Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics 

Personal Favorites

Favorite Books: 
The Mountain Poems of Stonehouse, Again: Poems 1989–2000, While We've Still Got Feet, Mountain Tasting, Two Elk, Versed, etc.
Favorite Authors: 
Joanne Kyger, Rae Armantrout, Wang An-Shih, Marlene Mountain, Don Wentworth, David Budbill, Andrew Schelling, Santoka Taneda, etc.

More Information

Listed as: 
Poet
Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
Caucasian
Prefers to work with: 
Adults
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Coudersport, PA
Raised in: 
Emporium, PA
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Last updated: Dec 30, 2018