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

You Say. Say.
(Uphook Press, 2009)
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
(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.

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Born in: 
Coudersport, PA
Raised in: 
Emporium, PA
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Last updated: Dec 30, 2018