Christopher Buckley


342 Oliver Road
Santa Barbara, CA 93109

Author's Bio

STAR JOURNAL: SELECTED POEMS, Univ. of Pittsburgh Press, 2016. White Shirt, 2011, Rolling the Bones, 2010, Univ. of Tampa Press. MODERN HISTORY, Tupelo Press, 2008. Editor: (with Gary Young) The Geography of Home: California's Poetry of Place (1999): Bear Flag Republic: Prose Poems & Poetics from California (2008): One for the Money: The Sentence as a Poetic Form, (2013). With Christopher Howell: Aspects of Robinson: Homage to Weldon Kees (2011). APR, POETRY, FIELD, New Letters, Southern Review, Five Points, The Kenyon Review, The New Yorker, Prairie Schooner, The Iowa Review, The Georgia Review.

Publications & Prizes

Bear Flag Republic: Prose Poems & Poetics from California (Alcatraz Editions, 2008)
Homage To Vallejo (Greenhouse Review Press, 2006)
A Condition of the Spirit: The Life & Work of Larry Levis (Eastern Washington University Press, 2004)
Star Journal: Selected Poems (University of Pittsburgh Press, 2016)
Back Room as the Philosophers' Club (Stephen F. Austin State University Press, 2014)
Modern History: Prose Poems 1987-2007 (Tupelo Press, 2008)
And The Sea (The Sheep Meadow Press, 2006)
SKY (Sheep Meadow Press, 2004)
Star Apocrypha (Northwestern University Press, 2001)
Prizes won: 

Guggenheim Fellowship, 2 NEAs, 4 Pushcart Prizes, Fulbright Award, James Dickey Award from Five Points Magazine (2008), William Stafford Poetry Prize, Rosebud, 2012.the City Works National Writers Award, San Diego City College. Gertrude B. Claytor Memorial Award from the Poetry Society of America.

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Last update: Jul 12, 2016