Blair H. Allen


Colton, CA 92324-0162

Author's Bio

Blair H. Allen is the author of several poetry collections, most recently Flight to the Green Dream (Cerulean Press, 2009), Rain Hiking in Nikko (Cerulean Press, 2009), Opossum in the Fig Tree (Cerulean Press, 2008), When Morning Is Still Night (Cerulean Press, 2008), In the Face of Gateless High Walls (Cerulean Press, 2007), Moon Hiding in the Orange Tree (Cerulean Press, 2007), and Ashes Ashes All Fall Down (JVC Books, 1997). His poems have been published in the anthologies Medusa: A Poetry Anthology (Hilltop Press, 2005) and The Dark Tower (Atlantean Publishing, 2007), and in Chiron Review, Awen, The Supplement, Kraz, Vol.No Magazine, and many others.

Publications & Prizes

Snow Birds in Cloud Hands (Cerulean Press, 2003)
When Sleep Comes Charting Deep Movement in the Drowing Banks (Newsletter Inago, 2003)
Beyond the Realm (Pacificus Foundation, 1994)
Anti-War Poems (Vesta Publications, 1984)
Light in the Crossroads (Cerulean Press, 2004)
Hour of Iced Wheels (Ghosthand Press, 2003)
Trek Into Yellowstone's Cascade Corner Wilderness (Cerulean Press, 2003)
Wine of Starlight (Magellanic Cloud Press, 2002)
The Athens Cafe (Cerulean Press, 2000)
When the Ghost of Cassandra Whispers in My Ears (Inevitable Press, 1996)
The Irreversible Man (Pacificus Foundation, 1991)
California Quarterly
Northridge Review
Space & Time
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Prizes won: 

Lifetime Achievement in Poetry and Story Writing (Pacificus Foundation, 2003), First Prize for Poetry (Pacificus Foundation, 1992), Pushcart Prize Nominee for Poetry (1982)

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Los Angeles
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Los Angeles, CA
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Last update: Apr 07, 2017