Tony Burfield

Pinewood Springs, CO

Author's Bio

My wife and I live in the Southern Rockies on the East slope of the Long's Peak Massif, and I work at the Boulder Public Library. Right now, I'm really into haikai, hiking, and tracking. Someday I hope to be able to grow a beard, but it isn't looking good.

Publications and Prizes

You Say. Say.
(Uphook Press, 2009)
Acorn, Bones, Contemporary Haibun Online, Frogpond, Haibun Today, Hedgerow: A Journal of Small Poems, Lilliput Review, Modern Haiku, NOON, OccuPoetry, Poetry Quarterly, Progenitor Art and Literary Journal, Prune Juice: Journal of Senryu and Kyoka, Salt River Review, Scifaikuest, Star*Line, The Cynic Online Magazine, The Heron's Nest, The Montucky Review, Wild Plum
(Green Fuse Poetic Arts Association, 2010)
, 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

Personal Favorites

Favorite Books: 
Axe Handles, Mountain Tasting, Two Elk, Versed, etc.
Favorite Authors: 
Rae Armantrout, Gary Snyder, Wang Wei, Marlene Mountain, Don Wentworth, etc

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Born in: 
Coudersport, PA
Raised in: 
Emporium, PA
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Last updated: Jun 09, 2017