Alan Botsford

Poet

959 Yamanouchi Kamakura
Phone: 
0467-24-6497

Author's Bio

Co-editor of POETRY KANTO, Japan's leading bilingual poetry journal. Associate Professor of American Literature at Kanto Gakuin Univeristy in Yokohama, Japan, where he lives with his wife, illustrator Minako Saitoh, and his son Sage.

Publications & Prizes

Books:
Walt Whitman of Cosmic Folklore (Sage Hill Press, 2010)
,
A Book of Shadows (Saru, 2005)
,
mamaist: learning a new language (Minato No Hito, 2002)
Journals:
American Writing
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Barbaric Yawp
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Confrontation
,
Edge
,
Home Planet News
,
Mickle Street Review
,
Muse Apprentice Guild
,
Pearl Magazine
, , ,
Small Pond Magazine
,

Personal Favorites

What I'm reading now: 
Whitman's Drama of Consensus by Kerry C. Larson, Free Play by Stephen Nachmanovitch, Poems of Nazim Hikmet by Randy Blasing

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Born in: 
Sharon
Raised in: 
Bethesda, MD
Maryland
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Last update: Jul 07, 2020