Alan Britt

Poet

N/A
Reisterstown, MD 21136-2136
Phone: 
410-833-9424

Author's Bio

Alan Britt's The Poet and the Poem interview for the Library of Congress (http://www.loc.gov/poetry/poetpoem.html) aired on Pacifica Radio in January 2013. His interview with Minnesota Review is up at http://minnesotareview.wordpress.com/. He read for the We Are You Project/Ragazine event at the historic Maysles Cinema in NYC/Harlem (February 2013), at the (World Trade Center) Tribute WTC Visitors Center in Manhattan/NYC (April 2012), and for the We Are You Project at the Wilmer Jennings Gallery in East Village/NYC (April 2012). He is Poetry Editor-in-chief for the We Are You Project International (WeAreYouProject.org).

Publications & Prizes

Anthologies:
Fathers: A Collection of Poems (St. Martin's Press, 1997)
,
Rising Waters (Pekitanoui Publishing, 1995)
Books:
Greatest Hits (Pudding House Publications, 2015)
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Vermilion (Bitter Oleander Press, 2005)
,
Infinite Days (Bitter Oleander Press, 2003)
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Bodies of Lightning (Cypress Books, 1995)
Journals: ,
Confrontation
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English Journal
,
Exquisite Corpse
, ,
Steaua
Prizes won: 

Poetry is not about contests.

Personal Favorites

What I'm reading now: 
The First Decade by Duane Locke, Of Flies and Monkeys by Jacques Dupin, 1001 Winters by Kristiina Ehin, Afterglow by Alberto Blanco, Empire in the Shade of a Grassblade by Rob Cook

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
White
Prefers to work with: 
Adults
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Norfolk
Raised in: 
West Palm Beach, FL
Florida
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Last update: Apr 28, 2013