PW Covington


Albuquerque, NM 87108

Author's Bio

PW Covington's work has been published by both academic journals and Indie 'zines, and he has read, by invitation, at venues and festivals across the Western hemisphere, including at The Beat Museum in San Francisco and at the Havana International Poetry Festival in Cuba. He was the 2016 recipient of the Literature and Latte Scrivener Award for poetry from Hourglass Literary Magazine (Bosnia and Herzegovina).
His collection of poetry, titled "Sacred Wounds" was published by Slough Press in summer of 2015. In late 2017, after moving to Albuquerque, New Mexico, he released "The Motor Hotels of Central Avenue".
Coving released his first collection of short fiction, titled "North Beach and Other Stories" in 2019.
Covington is a 100% service connected disabled Veteran of peacekeeping service in East Africa. .

Publications & Prizes

See Into the Dark, Slim Volume (Pankhearst Press, 2016)
The Beatest State in the Union, An Anthology of Beat Texas Writing (Slough Press, 2016)
Vagabonds, Anthology of the Mad Ones (Weasel Press, 2016)
The Border Crossed Us, An Anthology to End Aparteid (Vagabond, 2015)
Sacred Wounds (Slough Press, 2015)
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CultureCult Magazine
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Harbinger Asylum
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The Thing Itself Literary Journal
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(Nomination) Pushcart Prize, Flash Fiction, 2013 Hourglass Magazine, Literature and Latte Scrivener Award (poetry), 2016

Personal Favorites

Favorite authors: 
Tom Robbins, Edward Vidaurre
What I'm reading now: 
Rant. Chant. Chisme. by Amalia Ortiz, The Road to Llorona Park by Christopher Carmona, Lost, Beat, Blank by Joel West, Chicano Blood Transfusion by Edward Vidaurre

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Last update: Jan 08, 2019