Chip Livingston

Fiction Writer, Poet

Author's Bio

Chip Livingston is the author of four books: a novel, OWLS DON'T HAVE TO MEAN DEATH, forthcoming in 2017; two poetry collections, CROW-BLUE, CROW-BLACK and MUSEUM OF FALSE STARTS; and a collection of short stories and essays, NAMING CEREMONY. His poetry, fiction, and nonfiction appear in Ploughshares, Prairie Schooner, Court Green, New American Writing, The Cincinnati Review, The Potomac Review, and Subtropics; in the anthologies, Best New Poets 2005, Stories from the Blue Moon Café, and Sing: Poetry of the Indigenous Americas; and on the Academy of American Poets' and the Poetry Foundation's websites.

He received his M.F.A. in poetry from Brooklyn College, his MA in fiction from University of Colorado, and has been awarded residencies at Wildacres and Soul Mountain retreats. He has received awards from the Wordcraft Circle of Native Writers and Storytellers, Arch and Bruce Brown Foundation, and Native Writers’ Circle of the Americas, as well as three Pushcart Prize nominations.

He currently divides his time between Denver, CO, Santa Fe, NM, and Montevideo, Uruguay. Chip teaches in the low-rez MFA program at Institute of American Indian Arts and in the low-res Mile High MFA program at Regis University.

Publications & Prizes

Fiction

Anthology:
RADICAL HOPE (Vintage, 2017)
Books:
OWLS DON'T HAVE TO MEAN DEATH (Lethe Press, 2017)
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Naming Ceremony (Lethe Press, 2014)
Journals:
Apalachee Review
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Art & Understanding
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Barrow Street
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Blithe House Quarterly
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Bloom
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Brooklyn Review
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Gay and Lesbian Review
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Hampden-Sydney Poetry Review
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Hazmat Review
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Lodestar Quarterly
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McSweeney's Internet Tendency
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Mississippi Review
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Mudfish
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New American Writing
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New York Quarterly
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Rhino Magazine
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Sniper Logic
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Poetry

Anthologies:
Best Gay Poetry 2008 (A Midsummer Night's Press, 2009)
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Off the Rocks (New Town Writers, 2009)
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A Cast of Characters and Other Stories (MacAdam Cage, 2007)
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A Cast of Characters and Other Stories (MacAdam/Cage, 2006)
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Best New Poets 2005 (Meridian, 2006)
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Stories from the Blue Moon Cafe, Volume 3 (MacAdam/Cage, 2005)
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Stories from the Blue Moon Cafe, Volume 4 (MacAdam/Cage, 2005)
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Velvet Heat (Pretty Things Press, 2004)
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This New Breed: Gents, Bad Boys & Barbarians 2 (Windstorm Creative, 2003)
Books:
Museum of False Starts (Gival Press, 2010)
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ALARUM: (Other Rooms Press, 2007)
Journals:
Argestes
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Columbia Poetry Review
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Court Green
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Drunken Boat
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Front Porch Journal
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Georgetown Review
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Illumen
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Life Writing
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MiPOesias
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Pearl Magazine
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Queen City Review
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Subtropics
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The Potomac Review
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The Talking Stick
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More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
LGBTQ, Mixed Race
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Fluent in: 
Spanish
Born in: 
Fort Walton Beach
Raised in: 
Pensacola, FL
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Last update: Dec 23, 2016