Bill Glose


24 Oakwood Drive Apt. 102
Yorktown, VA 23693

Author's Bio

Bill Glose is a former paratrooper, Gulf War veteran, and author of two poetry collections. In 2011, he was named the Daily Press Poet Laureate. His poems have appeared in numerous publications, including Narrative Magazine, Poet Lore, and Southern California Review. Now a full-time writer, he undertakes intriguing pursuits—such as walking across Virginia and participating in a world-record-setting skinny dip event—and writes about them for magazines. His website ( includes a page of helpful information for writers.

Publications & Prizes

Half a Man (FutureCycle Press, 2013)
The Human Touch (San Francisco Bay Press, 2007)
Journals: , , ,
Connecticut River Review
Kentucky Review
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The Comstock Review
The Southern California Review
Prizes won: 

F. Scott Fitzgerald Short Story Award,
Daily Press Poet Laureate (2011),
Virginia Press Association First Place Award for Sports News Writing,
Morgantown Chapter Award for Poetry from the West Virginia Poetry Society

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Adults, Veterans
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Poquoson, VA
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Last update: Feb 21, 2015