Tony Burfield

Poet

Author's Bio

Tony Burfield, originally from Northern Appalachia, lives with his wife in the foothills of the Colorado Front Range, just below Button Rock. He works at the Boulder Public Library. 

Publications & Prizes

Book:
The Slingshot Vignettes (Alien Buddha Press, 2021)
Chapbooks:
Sawhorse (Middle Creek Publishing and Audio, 2017)
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Torrents (Tiger's Eye Press, 2015)
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These Village Trails (Red Ochre Press, 2012)
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Canid (Green Fuse Poetic Arts Association, 2010)
Journals: ,
Asahi Shimbun
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Bear Creek Haiku
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Bones
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Contemporary Haibun Online
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Haibun Today
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Hedgerow: A Journal of Small Poems
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Ink Sweat and Tears
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Lilliput Review
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NOON
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Prune Juice: Journal of Senryu and Kyoka
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Salt River Review
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Sand Hill Review
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Scifaikuest
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Shamrock Haiku Journal
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The Cynic Online Magazine
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The Heron's Nest
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Wild Plum
Prizes won: 

Touchstone Award Nomination from Modern Haiku, 2021; Semi-finalist, Gerald Cable Book Award, 2020; Collom Memorial Scholarship for Writing & Ecology from the Kerouac School, 2018; Fledge Chapbook Award from Middle Creek Publishing, 2017; Finalist, Meadowhawk Prize, 2016; Editor's Pick, Scifaikuest, 2013; 1st Prize, Green Fuse Press Chapbook Contest, 2010; Pushcart Nomination, 2010

Personal Favorites

Favorite authors: 
Chris La Tray, Matt Ussia, Joanne Kyger, Rae Armantrout, Wang An-Shih, Marlene Mountain, Don Wentworth, David Budbill, Andrew Schelling, Santoka Taneda, etc.

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Prefers to work with: 
Adults
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Coudersport, PA
Pennsylvania
Raised in: 
Emporium, PA
Pennsylvania
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Last update: Nov 26, 2021