Barry North

Fiction Writer, Poet

275 lowe St.
Hahnville, LA 70057

Author's Bio

I worked with my hands for twenty-eight years as a refrigeration mechanic. Since my retirement in 2007, I have devoted myself to writing, the greatest voyage of discovery on the planet.

Publications & Prizes

Fiction

Chapbook:
Along the Highway (White Eagle Coffee Store Press, 2010)
Journals:
Ancient Paths
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Burst
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Halfway Down the Stairs
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Marathon Literary Review
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Remarkable Doorways
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RiverLit

Poetry

Anthologies:
Best of Hospital Drive (Hospital Drive, 2016)
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The Lascaux Prize Anthology (Lascaux Review, 2015)
Chapbooks:
In the Maze (Finishing Line Press, 2014)
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Terminally Human (Finishing Line Press, 2013)
Journals:
Amoskeag
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amphibi.us
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Ancient Paths
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Art Times
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Axe Factory Review
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Barbaric Yawp
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Boneshaker: A Bicycling Almanac
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Edgz
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Freshwater
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Green Hills Literary Lantern
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Hospital Drive
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Iconoclast
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Mad Poets Review
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Meat for Tea: The Valley Review
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Muddy River Poetry Review
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Negative Capability
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Remarkable Doorways
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Sixfold
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The Dos Passos Review
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The Louisiana Review
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The Storyteller
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Vine Leaves Literary Journal
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Willard & Maple
Prizes won: 

Winner of the 2009 Long Story Contest, International,and the 2010 A. E. Coppard Prize for Fiction; 2009 Pushcart Prize nominee; Finalist in the 2010 Astounding Beauty Ruffian Poetry Chapbook Award Competition; finalist in 2011 Writecorner Press Poetry Awards; Honorable Mention in 2011 Allen Ginsberg Poetry Awards; 2011 Pushcart Prize Nomination; short list finalist in the 2011 Santa Fe Writers' project; shortlisted in the 2013 Fish flash Fiction Contest; finalist in the 2013 Vine Leaves vignette Contest; semi-finalist 2014 Palettes & Quills chapbook contest; finalist in the 2014 Lascaux Poetry Prize; shortlisted in the 2015 Brilliant Flash Fiction Contest on Equality; finalist in Sixfold's Winter 2015 Poetry contest; Third place in the 2017 Resist contest sponsored by Ricky's Back Yard; Semi-finalist in the 2017 Atlantis Award; Finalist in the 2017 Eggtooth Editions Chapbook Contest. 

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
Christian
Prefers to work with: 
Adults
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
New Orleans
Raised in: 
New Orleans, LA
Louisiana
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Last update: May 18, 2018