Benjamin Cutler


Whittier, NC
North Carolina US

Author's Bio

Benjamin Cutler was raised on a riverbank. An award-winning poet, Benjamin's poetry has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize and has appeared or is forthcoming in Cider Press Review, Cold Mountain Review, Pembroke Magazine, Noble / Gas Qtrly, Cumberland River Review, The Carolina Quarterly, Barren Magazine, and Longleaf Review, among others. Benjamin is also a husband, a father of four, and an English and creative writing teacher at Swain County High School in the Southern Appalachian Mountains of Western North Carolina where he also serves as the North Carolina Writers Network-West Swain County representative. When he’s not reading, writing, or playing with his children, Benjamin can be found on the creeks and trails of his mountain home. His full-length book of poetry, The Geese Who Might be Gods, is forthcoming and available now for pre-order from Main Street Rag Publishing Company (May 2019).

Publications & Prizes

The Geese Who Might Be Gods (Main Street Rag Publishing Company, 2019)
Prizes won: 

North Carolina Poetry Society Carol Bessent Hayman Poetry of Love Award (2019); North Carolina Poetry Society Poetry of Witness Award (2019); North Carolina Poetry Society Poet Laureate Award Finalist (2019); Still: The Journal 2018 Poetry Contest Finalist

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Sylva, NC
North Carolina
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North Carolina
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Last update: May 01, 2019