P. Ivan Young

Poet

University of Nebraska Omaha 6001 Dodge Street
Omaha, NE 68182

Author's Bio

P. Ivan Young received his PhD in English from University of Nebraska and his MFA from the University of South Carolina. He is the author of Smell of Salt, Ghost of Rain (Brick House Books, 2015) and the chapbook A Shape in the Waves. He is a recipient of a 2011 Maryland State Arts Council Individual Artist Award and the 2013 winner of the Norton Girault Literary Prize. His work has appeared in North American Review, Crab Orchard Review, Fourteen Hills, Hayden's Ferry Review, The London Magazine, Cream City Review, and Zone 3, among others. He currently teaches in the University of Nebraska system and lives in Omaha, Nebraska , with his wife and two children.

Publications & Prizes

Anthologies:
Challenges for the Delusional (Jane Street Press, 2012)
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Myrrh, Mothwing, Smoke (Tupelo Press, 2012)
Book:
Smell of Salt, Ghost of Rain (Brick House Books, 2015)
Chapbook:
A Shape in the Waves (Stepping Stones Press, 2011)
Journals:
American Life in Poetry
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Barely South Review
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Barnwood Poetry Journal
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Blood Lotus
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California Quarterly
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Cider Press Review
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Confrontation
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Connecticut River Review
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Crab Orchard Review
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Delaware Poetry Review
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Fogged Clarity
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Mayday Magazine
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Poem
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Rhino Magazine
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The Comstock Review
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The Emerson Review
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The Minnesota Review
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The Potomac Review
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Timber Creek Review
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Watershed Review
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Prizes won: 

Rhino Magazine Founder’s Prize Runner-up, Mayor’s Honoree for Kimmel Nelson Harding Center for the Arts (2018), Apple Valley Review Editor’s Prize 2018, Norton Girault Literary Prize 2013, Maryland State Arts Council Individual Artist Award 2011, winner of the 2008 SC Poetry Initiative's Chapbook Contest

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
English American
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Columbia
Raised in: 
Columbia, SC
South Carolina
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Last update: Mar 11, 2019