W. E. Butts

Poet

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Manchester, NH 03103-5513
Phone: 
(603) 624-2801

Author's Bio

W.E. Butts is the 2009-2014 New Hampshire Poet Laureate. He is the author of Cathedral of Nervous Horses: Selected and New Poems (Hobblebush Books, 2012), Radio Time (Cherry Grove Collections, 2011), Sunday Evening at the Stardust Cafe`(1st World, 2006) and other books and chapbooks. The recipient of two Pushcart Prize nominations, he teaches in the BFA in Writing Program at Goddard College.

Publications & Prizes

Anthology:
An Endless Skyway: Poetry from the State Poets Laureate (Ice Cube Press, LLC, 2011)
Books:
Cathedral of Nervous Horses: Selected and New Poems, (Hobblebush Books, 2012)
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RADIO TIME (Cherry Grove Collections, 2011)
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What to Say if the Birds Ask (Pudding House Publications, 2007)
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Sunday Evening at the Stardust Cafe (1st World Publishing, 2006)
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Sunday Factory (Finishing Line Press, 2006)
Journals:
Atlanta Review
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Birmingham Poetry Review
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Cider Press Review
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Rhino Magazine
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Prizes won: 

Massachusetts Artists Foundation Award
2006 Iowa Source Poetry Book Prize
2011 New England Book Festival Award

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
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Last update: Mar 05, 2012