William James Austin

Poet

N/A
Forest Hills, NY 11375
Phone: 
718-263-5854

Author's Bio

2011: reading tour of Moscow, St. Petersburg, and Peterhof.

Former songwriter for Lou Rawls, Hammer, and television. Under contract to Wes Farrell, Pocket Full of Tunes, Inc.

Professor of English, Philosophy, Music: Farmingdale State College, SUNY.

Publications & Prizes

Anthologies:
Anthology Spidertangle (Xexoxial Editions, 2009)
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Hobar Koja (Russian) (Koja Press, 2009)
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Spidertangle, the Book (Xexoxial Editions, 2002)
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The World Healing Book (Beyond Borders, 2002)
Books:
9 Underwor(l)d 0: Desolation Paradise (Koja Press, 2006)
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7 Underwor(l)d 8: Transtextual (Koja Press, 2004)
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The June 30th Manifesto (Luna Bisonte Productions, 2004)
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5 Underworld 6 (Koja Press, 2000)
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Contemporary Jewish-American Dramatists and Poets (Greenwood Press, 1999)
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3 Underworld 4 (S Press, 1998)
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A Deconstruction of T. S. Eliot: The Fire and the Rose (University of Salzburg Press, 1996)
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1 Underworld 2 (S Press, 1994)
Journals:
American Book Review
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Appearances
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Boston Literary Review
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Caiete International De Poezie
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Fell Swoop
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Fiera Lingue
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Generator
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Louisiana Literature
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Magazinnik
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Masthead
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New Laurel Review
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Origini
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Shampoo
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XStream
Performances:
Durban Segnini Gallery (2005)
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Boston Public Radio - Here and Now (2003)
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Tacheles Gallery, Berlin, Germany (2003)
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The Village Voice, Paris, France (2002)
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Ohio State University Avant-Garde Symposium (2001)

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
White
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
New York City
Raised in: 
New York City, NY
New York
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Last update: Jun 20, 2011