R.M. Engelhardt

Poet

Author's Bio

R.M. Engelhardt is an American poet, writer and a minister who is the author of several books over the last two decades including Coffee Ass Blues & Other Poems, The Last Cigarette: The Collected Poems of R.M. Engelhardt, The Resurrection Waltz and others. Through his ideas and visions he has helped to create a large amount of the Upstate/Albany, NY spoken word~poetry scene and is the former host of the long running “SCHOOL OF NIGHT”  An Open Forum-Mic For All Poets. His work has also been published by such journals as Retort, Red Fez, Rusty Truck, Sure! The Charles Bukowski Newsletter, Thunder Sandwich, Fashion For Collapse, 2nd Avenue, The Angry Poet, Winedrunk Sidewalk, Full of Crow, The Outlaw Poetry Network, The Rye Whiskey Review & in many others. The founder of the group Albany Poets and the creator of The Albany WordFest he currently lives in Troy, NY where he writes and is the host of The Troy Poetry Mission.

Publications & Prizes

Anthology:
In the arms of words : poems for tsunami relief (Foothills Publishing, 2005)
Books:
Coffee Ass Blues And Other Poems (Alien Buddha Press, 2018)
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The Resurrection Waltz (Infinity Publishing, 2012)
Journals:
2nd Avenue Poetry
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Alpha Beat Press
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Danse Macabre
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Exquisite Corpse
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Full of Crow
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Gutter Eloquence
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Happy Kitty
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Hobo Camp Review
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Horror Sleaze Trash
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Kota Press
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Metroland
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Nixes Mate Review
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Pearl Magazine
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Poet's Haven
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Poetic Diversity
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Retort Magazine
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Rusty Truck
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Songs of Innocence
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Strange Road
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The Poet's Haven
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Thunder Sandwich
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Unlikely Stories
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Up The River
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Writers Resist
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Your One Phone Call

Personal Favorites

Favorite authors: 
Thomas Wolfe, Jack Kerouac, Nick Cave, Nick Tosches, Mary Shelly, William T. Vollman, Elliot Richman, Dorothy Parker, Alan Catlin, John Steinbeck, Raymond Chandler, Yeats, Leonard Cohen, EE Cummings, Steve Earle, Rimbaud, Baudelaire, Jim Morrison, James Wright, Comte de Lautréamont

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Born in: 
Albany, NY
New York
Raised in: 
Albany, NY
New York
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Last update: Jul 07, 2019