Jason O'Toole

Poet

Andover , MA 01810

Author's Bio

Jason O’Toole is a member of the North Andover (MA) Poet Laureate Committee, and a founder and judge of the Anne Bradstreet Poetry Contest. He was the vocalist for the NY Hardcore Punk band Life's Blood and continues to collaborate with musicians such as Alec. K. Redfearn and Miro Snejdr (Herr Lounge Corps). He earned his BA from Eugene Lang College and an MBA from St. Joseph's College of Maine. 

Publications & Prizes

Anthologies:
Poets With Masks On (Finishing Line Press, 2022)
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The 2020 Rhysling Anthology (Science Fiction Poetry Association, 2020)
Books:
Soulless Heavens (Middle Island Press, 2019)
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Spear of Stars (Middle Island Press, 2018)
Chapbook:
Poison Moonlight (Blood Pudding Press, 2021)
Journals: ,
Boog City
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Columbia Spectator
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Heroin/Love/Songs
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Neuro Logical Literary Magazine
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Nixes Mate Review
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Scriblerus
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Sparks of Calliope
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The New York Times
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The Wild Word
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Prizes won: 

2020 Rhysling Award Nomination 

Personal Favorites

Favorite authors: 
HD, Elizabeth Bishop, Robert Creeley, William Carlos Williams, W. B. Yeats, Jeanne Robert Foster, Delmore Schwartz, David Ignatow, Robert Lowell, William S. Burroughs, Allen Ginsberg, Jack Kerouac, Gregory Corso, Vladimir Nabokov, Thomas Pynchon, Kurt Vonnegut, Jr., John Berryman, Arthur Rimbaud, H.P. Lovecraft, Ottessa Moshfegh, Laura Albert (J.T. LeRoy), Margaret Atwood, Percy and Mary Shelley, T. S. Eliot, Robert Anton Wilson, William Gibson, Ken Kesey, Alfred Bester, Herman Melville, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Chinua Achebe, Stanley Diamond, Gary Snyder, Anne Waldman, Ted Berrigan, Charles Olson, James Joyce, Philip K. Dick

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Albany , NY
New York
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Last update: Jul 15, 2022