Tom Sexton


1972 Wildwood Lane
Anchorage, AK 99517

Author's Bio

 Tom Sexton is a former poet laureate of Alaska. Tom began the creative writing program at the University of Alaska  Anchorage in 1970. He is now retired and spends every other winter in Eastport, Maine. He is also the former poetry editor of the Alaska Quarterly Review. His latest collection is Li Bai Rides a Celestial Dolphin Home, University of Alaska Press, 2018.


Publications & Prizes

I Think Again of Those Ancient Chinese Poets (University of Alaska Press, 2011)
For the Sake of the Light (University of Alaska Press, 2009)
Autumn in the Alaska Range (Salmon Publishing, 2000)
Leaving for a Year (Adastra Press, 1998)
The Bend Toward Asia (Salmon Run Press, 1993)
Late August on the Kenai River (Limner Press, 1992)
Terra Incognita (Solo Press, 1974)
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Paris Review

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Celtic American
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Lowell, MA
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Last update: May 06, 2019