finalist for the Central New York Poetry Book Awards (2012), and Selected
for the Syracuse University Raymond Carver Reading Series & the Living
Writers Course for 2013, and the Living Writers Courses at Muhlenberg College
(10/07/2013), and SUNY Oswego!
has four other collections of poetry published: A Drowning Man is Never
Tall Enough (University of Georgia Press, 1990), reading a burning
book (Basfal Books, 1994), Feeding the Fear of the Earth,
the winner of the Many Mountains Moving poetry book competition (2006),
and Trade World Center (Ravenna Press, 2012). He won the 2010 Ronald
Sukenick/ABR Prize for Innovative Fiction for Rescuers of Skydivers
Search Among the Clouds (2012), which also won the 2013 CNY Book Award.
Four Way Books published The Meaning of If (2014), and the Bitter
Oleander Press published Child Sings in the Womb (2014). He has
received a National Endowment of the Arts Fellowship, two grants from the
New York State Foundation for the Arts, and an award from the Constance
Saltonstall Foundation for the Arts. His poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction
have appeared in over 100 journals. In addition, he is the ecopoetry and
drama editor of Many Mountains Moving: a literary journal of diverse
second printing of the 1st edition of Underground is available now.
edition ISBN 13: 978-1-886976-27-6
f rom SPD or MMM
(Notes toward an Autobiography)
by Patrick Lawler, Editor's Special Project Series #1