Gregory W. Randall


Santa Rosa, CA 95403

Author's Bio

Gregory W. Randall majored in English and Latin at St.Olaf College and spent innumerable hours in the music library. Classical music by composers such as Sibelius and Brahms continue to inform both the structure and pacing of his poetry.

Mark Doty selected Double Happiness for the 5th Annual Camber Press Chapbook Award for 2009. His chapbook A Room in the Country will be published by Pudding House Press in 2010 and Uncommon Refrains is forthcoming from The Lives You Touch Publications .

First published by The Pedestal Magazine, his poem “Confessions of an Apothecary” has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize.

He is a recipient of a Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Prize for 2008 and a finalist for the 2010 Sixteen Rivers Chapbook Contest as well as the 2008 White Pine Press book award and the 2006 Stan and Tom Wick Poetry Prize.

Greg owns a financial planning practice in Santa Rosa, CA where he and his wife host the Londonberry Salon a quarterly celebration of poetry in their home.

Publications & Prizes

Reflects dans L'eau & The Known World (Marin Poetry Center Press, 2010)
Marin Poetry Anthology (Marin Poetry Center Press, 2009)
Blue Water Views (Finishing Line Press, 2011)
A Room in the Country (Pudding House Press, 2010)
Uncommon Refrains (Lives You Touch Publications, 2010)
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The GW Review
Touch: The Journal of Healing
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2009 Mark Doty selected DOUBLE HAPPINESS for the Camber Press Chapbook Award

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Last update: Apr 19, 2012