Kurt Cline


190 Goodwin Drive
Ithaca, NY 14850

Author's Bio

Kurt Cline is Associate Professor of English and World Comparative Literature, National Taipei University of Technology. His full-length book of poetry, Voyage to the Sun, was published by Boston Poet Press in 2008. Five 2 One Magazine named him National Poetry Month Poet of the day, April 26, 2016. Poems and stories have appeared in BlazeVOX; Danse Macabre; Mission at 10th; Wilderness House Literary Review; HuesoLoco; Apocrypha and Abstractions; Black Scat; and Clockwise Cat. Scholarly articles have appeared in Glimpse; Anthropology of Consciousness; Concentric; Beatdom Literary Journal; and Comparative Civilizations and Cultures. Cline is also a performance artist, theatrical magician and singer-songwriter. His album Alien Shoe was produced by 12 Studio in 2013.

Publications & Prizes

Prizes won: 

National Poetry Month Poet of the Day. Five 2 One Magazine. (April 26, 2016)
Newhouse Prize for Best Poetry Manuscript, Binghamton University (2000).
Celia B. Wagner Award for Best Poem of the Year, Poetry Society of America (1992).

Personal Favorites

What I'm reading now: 
Cosmicomics by Italo Calvino, A Culture of One by Alice Notley, Blue Fasa by Nathaniel Mackey, The Impulsive Character and Other Writings by Wilhelm Reich

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Oakland, CA
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Last update: Nov 29, 2016