Trent Busch

Poet

3403 Pinewood Drive South
Lake Park, GA 31636
Phone: 
229-244-5266

Author's Bio

BIO Trent Busch is a native of rural West Virginia who now lives in Georgia where he makes furniture. His poems have appeared in many journals including The Best American Poetry, Poetry, The Nation, Threepenny Review, North American Review, Chicago Review, Southern Review, Georgia Review, New England Review, Crazyhorse, Prairie Schooner, Northwest Review, Kenyon Review, American Scholar, Shenandoah, and more recently in Notre Dame Review, Evansville Review, Agni Online, Boston Review, Natural Bridge, Sou’wester, Poetry Daily, and The Hudson Review. His goal in all his poetry is to write what is true.

Publications & Prizes

Books:
not one bit of this is your fault (Cyberwit.net, 2019)
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Engaging Poetry (5th Street Irregulars Press & Leathers Publishing, 2003)
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The Best American Poetry 2001 (Simon & Schuster, 2001)
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Anthology of Magazine Verse and Yearbook of Poetry (Monitor Book Company, 1985)
Journals:
Abraxas
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American Journal of Nursing
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American Literary Review
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American Poet
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Anemone
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Antietam Review
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Appalachian Journal
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Argestes
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Artisan
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Asphodel
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Atlanta Review
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Barrow Street
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Basalt
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Birmingham Poetry Review
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Bitterroot
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Blue Buildings
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Blue Unicorn
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Buckle &
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California Quarterly
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Chaffin Journal
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Chicago Review
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Cincinnati Poetry Review
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CircleShow
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Clockwatch Review
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College English
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Colorado State Review
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Commonweal
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Comstock Review
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Confrontation
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Connecticut Poetry Review
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Connecticut River Review
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Cottonwood Review
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Cumberland Poetry Review
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Dekalb Literary Arts Journal
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Descant
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Dominion Review
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Driftwood
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Eclipse
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Fine Madness
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Four Corners
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Freshwater
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Galley Sail Review
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Georgetown Review
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Georgia Journal
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Grasslimb: A Journal of Art and Literature
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Great River Review
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Habersham Review
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Hermeneutic Chaos Literary Journal
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Hiram Poetry Review
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Hubbub
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Hudson Review
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Illinois Review
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Illya's Honey
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International Poetry Review
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Into the Teeth of the Wind
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Iodine Poetry Journal
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Isthmus
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Kansas Quarterly
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Kennesaw Review
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Kentucky Poetry Review
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Kenyon Review
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Kindred
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Lake Superior Review
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Licking River Review
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Mad Poets Review
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Mankato Poetry Review
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Marlboro Review
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Maryland Poetry Review
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Memphis State Review
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Midwest Chaparral
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Midwest Quarterly
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Minnetonka Review
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Mountain Ways
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Nebo
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Nebraska Review
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New Laurel Review
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Northwest Review
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Notre Dame Review
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Ohio Journal
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Outerbridge
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Paintbrush
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Palo Alto Review
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Paper Street
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Piedmont Literary Review
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Poem
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Poet & Critic
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Poet's Page
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Poetry Daily
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Prairie Poetry
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Prairie Star
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Prairie Winds
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Puckerbrush Review
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Rainbow Curve
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Red Rock Review
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Redneck Review
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Riverrun
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Riverwind
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Rockhurst Review
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Sahara
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Shenandoah
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Skidrow Penthouse
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SLAB
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Small Pond Magazine
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Snail's Pace Review
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Snake Nation Review
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Snowy Egret
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So It Goes
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Sou'wester
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Soundings Review
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Spectrum
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Spillway
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Square Lake
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St. Andrews Review
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Stone Country
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Studia Mystica
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Sun Dog
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Tar Wolf Review
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Terminus
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The Alembic
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The American Scholar
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The Archer
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The Broome Review
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The Comstock Review
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The Distillery
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The Evansville Review
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The Gamut
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The Hudson Review
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The Iconoclast Magazine
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The Kerf
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The Ledge
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The Mid-America Poetry Review
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The Miscellany
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The Nation
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The New Criterion
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The New York Quarterly
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The Panhandler
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The RavensPerch
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The Seattle Review
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The Spoon River Quarterly
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The Texas Review
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Third Wednesday
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Verse
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Visions
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Waterstone
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Whetstone
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White Pelican Review
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Widener Review
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Winning Writers
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Wraparound South
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Writer's Forum
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Xavier Review
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Prizes won: 

 

Poem "Bookcase" was published in Poetry Daily, May 20, 2015

 

Poem "Edges of Roads" was the First Place Winner of the 2016 Margaret Reid Poetry Prize, Published by Winning Writers.  To read the poem and see the video of it on Winning Writers go to Winning Writers at the following site: https://winningwriters.com/past-winning-....

 

Poem "Aletha" won an Honorable Mention in the 2017 Margaret Reid Poetry Prize, published by Winning Writers.  To read the poem, go to Winning Writers at the following site: https://winningwriters.com/past-winning-entries/aletha

Personal Favorites

Favorite authors: 
William Butler Yeats, Wallace Stevens, Emily Dickinson, Thomas Hardy, Edwin Arlington Robinson, William Faulkner, Larry McMurtry
What I'm reading now: 
Lonesome Dove by Larry McMurtry, The Unconsoled by Kazuo Ishiguro, The Complete Plays of William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
English American
Prefers to work with: 
Adults
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Brohard, WV
West Virginia
Raised in: 
Brohard, WV
West Virginia
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Last update: May 01, 2019