William Welch

Poet

Utica, NY

Author's Bio

William Welch lives in Utica, NY, where works as a registered nurse in one of the city’s hospitals. He holds a BA in English from Utica College. His poems have appeared in several journals, most recently in Stone Canoe, The Comstock Review, and Willawaw Journal. His poem "Xoc/Shark" was nominated by Rust+Moth for a Best of the Net award. He edits Doubly Mad for The Other Side of Utica (doublymad.org).

His current body of work focuses partly on the continuity of lived human experience across time. He is at work on a full-length manuscript.

 

Publications & Prizes

Journals:
Adelaide Literary Magazine
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Blue Moon Literary & Art Review
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Comstock Review
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Nine Mile Art & Literary Magazine
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Offcourse
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Pudding Magazine
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Sangam Literary Magazine
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Personal Favorites

Favorite authors: 
Many of the usual suspects (Dickinson, Whitman)...My education focused primarily on Early Modern English poets, but my primary influences at this point in my career are Rilke, Bishop, Moore, Roethke, and Bly. I also enjoy Linda Gregg and Jack Gilbert.
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Last update: Dec 29, 2022