Lynn Marie Houston

Poet

Southern Connecticut State Univ. English Department
New Haven, CT 06515

Author's Bio

In addition to being a Pushcart nominated and Best of the Net nominated poet, I am also the founder and editor-in-chief of Five Oaks Press: http://five-oaks-press.com. I've received residencies from the Vermont Studio Center, the Sundress Academy for the Arts, and the Art Farm. When I'm not teaching or writing, I am usually cycling, kayaking, or renovating my 1968 Airstream camper.

Publications & Prizes

Book:
The Clever Dream of Man (Aldrich Press, 2015)
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Blue Lyra Review
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Bluestem Magazine
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Cultural Weekly
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Extract(s)
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Hartskill Review
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Heavy Feather Review
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Marathon Literary Review
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Ocean State Review
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Prick of the Spindle
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The Fem
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Uppagus
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Walking is Still Honest
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Word Riot
Prizes won: 

winner of The Heartland Review Press inaugural chapbook contest, 2017; honorable mention in the 2016 Tom Howard/ Margarest Reid poetry contest; finalist in the 2016 Jack Grapes poetry contest; 1st place for poetry in the Connecticut state literary competition of the National Federation of Press Women; Finalist, National Indie Excellence Awards; 30 Must-Read Debut Poetry Collections of 2015 (Lit Hub); Editor's Pick, Brain Mill Press Poetry Competition April 2016; Finalist, Rash Poetry Awards 2015; Honorable Mention, Whispering Prairie Press Contest 2015; 2nd place, National Federation of State Poetry Societies Poetry Competition (Arizona), 2015; Finalist, Prime Number Magazine/Press 53 Poetry Contest, 2015

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Prefers to work with: 
Any, Naturalists/Environmentalists
Fluent in: 
English, French
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Last update: Mar 02, 2018