Larry Colker

Poet

Burbank, CA 91506

Author's Bio

Larry Colker is a long-time co-host of the weekly Redondo Poets reading at Coffee Cartel in Redondo Beach, CA. His entry was selected by Charles Harper Webb as winner of the 2006 California Writers Exchange poetry contest sponsored by Poets & Writers, Inc. His work has appeared widely in print and online, and in anthologies. He has printed four chapbooks: At the Curb, Car Waiting, Boy Standing (1997), What the Lizard Knows: New and Selected Poems (2003), Hunger Crossing (2006, with Danielle Grilli), and Girl with Tattooed Heart, Boy Standing (2008). In 2013 Tebot Bach pubished his first full collection, Amnesia and Wings. He is an instructional designer in healthcare, and lives in Burbank, CA.

Publications & Prizes

Anthologies:
Wide Awake: Poets of Los Angeles and Beyond (Beyond Baroque, 2017)
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The Mysterious Life of the Heart (The Sun Publishing Co., Inc., 2009)
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A Poet's Haggadah (Ain't Got No Press, 2008)
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Blue Arc West: An Anthology of California Poets (Tebot Bach, 2006)
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Literary Angles (Sybaritic Press, 2005)
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Beyond the Valley of the Contemporary Poets (VCP Press, 2003)
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So Luminous the Wildflowers (Tebot Bach, 2003)
Book:
Amnesia and Wings (Tebot Bach, 2013)
Journals:
51%
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ASKeW
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Blue Satellite
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Caffeine
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Cider Press Review
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Cultural Weekly
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King Log
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Manzanita Quarterly
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nth position
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Onthebus
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Pearl Magazine
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Poetic Diversity
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Solo
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Spillway Magazine
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Squaw Review
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Sun Magazine
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Volno
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Prizes won: 

California Writers Exchange

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
White
Fluent in: 
French
Born in: 
Huntington
Raised in: 
Huntington, WV
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Last update: Mar 02, 2018