Lana Ayers

Poet

PO Box 445
Tillamook, OR 97141

Author's Bio

Lana Hechtman Ayers, poet & novelist, works as a professional manuscript consultant and writing workshop facilitator. She also is managing editor of Concrete Wolf Poetry Chapbook Series, MoonPath Press NW Pacific states poetry series and World Enough Writers anthology and special selected collections series. Her favorite color is the swirl of Van Gogh's Starry Night.

Publications & Prizes

Anthologies:
Letters to the World (Red Hen Press, 2008)
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A Chaos of Angels (Word Walker Press, 2007)
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Poets Unbound: 10 Years Into the Journey (iUniverse, 2007)
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Poems From the Cranberry Room (iUniverse, 2006)
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Tattoos On Cedar (Washington Poets Association, 2006)
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Pontoon (Floating Bridge Press, 2005)
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Do Not Give Me Things Unbroken (Writers Club Press, 2002)
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Images From Ruin (Poetry Society of New Hampshire, 2002)
Books:
What Big Teeth (Kissena Park Press, 2010)
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Chicken Farmer I Still Love You (D-N Publishing, 2007)
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Dance From Inside My Bones (Snake Nation Press, 2007)
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Love is a Weed (Finishing Line Press, 2006)
Journals:
Arabesques Press
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Bellowing Ark
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Bridges
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Buckle &
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Byline
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Centrifugal Eye
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Cider Press Review
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Colorwheel
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Comstock Review
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Court Green
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Dos Passos Review
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Drash
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Driftwood Review
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Ellipsis
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Eye
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Feminist Studies
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Flash!Point
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Fulva Flava
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Gingko Tree Review
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Hazmat Review
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Her Mark/Woman Made Gallery Date Book
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Icon
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Illya's Honey
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In Posse Review
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Kean Review
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Lynx Eye
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Mad Poets Review
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Manorborn
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Mochila Review
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Nerve Cowboy
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Potomac Review
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Qarrtsiluni
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Red River Review
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Rhapsoidia
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Rhino Magazine
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Rockhurst Review
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Seattle Woman
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Sojourner
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Spire
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Stringtown
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Tar Wolf Review
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Umbrella
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West Wind Review
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White Pelican Review
Performances:
Jaffrey Civic Center (2005)
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Reel to Reel Series, Eleventh Hour Productions (2005)
Prizes won: 

Discovery Honors, Violet Reed Hass Award, Rita Dove Poetry Honors, Pushcart Nominee, National Book Award Nominee

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Born in: 
New York
Raised in: 
New York, NY
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Last update: Jul 31, 2018