Derek Pollard

Poet

Keiser University Flagship Campus 2600 N Military Trail
West Palm Beach, FL 33409

Author's Bio

Derek Pollard is co-author with Derek Henderson of Inconsequentia (BlazeVOX Books) and editor of Till One Day the Sun Shall Shine More Brightly: The Poetry and Prose of Donald Revell (University of Michigan Press). His writing has appeared in Best of the Net, Drunken Boat, Edgar Allan Poe Review, Pleiades, Six-Word Memoirs on Love & Heartbreak, and They Said: A Multi-Genre Anthology of Contemporary Collaborative Writing, among numerous other anthologies and journals. He is Professor of English at the Flagship Campus of Keiser University.

Publications & Prizes

Anthologies:
They Said: A Multi-Genre Anthology of Contemporary Collaborative Writing (Black Lawrence Press, 2018)
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Diagram III (New Michigan Press, 2008)
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Zoland Poetry (Zoland Books, 2008)
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The Bedside Guide to No Tell Motel: Second Floor (No Tell Books, 2007)
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Shade (Four Way Books, 2006)
Books:
Till One Day the Sun Shall Shine More Brightly: The Poetry and Prose of Donald Revell (The University of Michigan Press, 2019)
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Inconsequentia (BlazeVOX books, 2010)
Journals: ,
751 Magazine
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88: A Journal of Contemporary American Poetry
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Ambit
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Anemone Sidecar
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Barrelhouse
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Bathtub Gin
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Birdfeast
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Blood & Honey Review
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Burntdistrict
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Caketrain
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Connotation Press: An Online Artifact
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Court Green
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Crash
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Diner
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Ellipsis
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Floodwall Magazine
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Forklift, Ohio
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H_ngm_n
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Identity Theory
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Iota
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Margie
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Mead: The Magazine of Literature & Libations
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Muse & Stone
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Must Zine
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No Tell Motel
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Pank
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Ping Pong
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SLAB
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The Comstock Review
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The New Yinzer
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Vox
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Weave Magazine
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Word For/Word
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Prizes won: 

Best Poem selection, Best of the Net 2007 (2008); Featured Poem selection, The Page: Poetry, Essays, Language, Ideas (2007); full scholarship for the Letterpress Printing & Fine Press Publishing Seminar for Emerging Writers, The Center for Book Arts (2006); Sweet Corn Prize, Flyway (2005); Poetry Prize runner-up, Columbia: A Journal of Literature & Art (2004).

Personal Favorites

What I'm reading now: 
Edge of Irony by Marjorie Perloff, Kaddish by Allen Ginsberg, Hors d'Oeuvre and Canapes by James Beard, The English Boat by Donald Revell

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Born in: 
Flint, MI
Michigan
Raised in: 
Kalamazoo, MI
Michigan
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Last update: May 15, 2019