HOWARD W. ROBERTSON: Poet in Residence
Saturday, April 17, 2010, 11:00 - 4:00 PM
HOWARD W. ROBERTSON is a poet and fiction writer who lives in Eugene, Oregon. He has published five books of poems: Two Odes of Quiddity and Nil (Publication Studio, 2010), The Gaian Odes (Evening Street Press, 2009), The Bricolage of Kotegaeshi (The Backwaters Press, 2007); Ode to certain interstates and Other Poems (Clear Cut Press, 2003); and to the fierce guard in the Assyrian Saloon (Ahsahta Press, 1987). He was the winner of the 2009 Sinclair Poetry Prize, the 2007 Jack Straw Author Award, the 2006 Elizabeth R. Curry Prize for Poetry, and the 2003 Robinson Jeffers Prize for Poetry. His poems have been published in many literary journals, including most recently in Yellow Medicine Review, Snow Monkey, SLAB, Square Lake, Hipfish, Nest, Literal Latté, Nimrod, Fireweed, and Ergo. His poetry has been anthologized in Literal Latté: The Anthology (iUniverse, 2008), Where We Live Now (suddenly.org, 2008); the Jack Straw Writers Anthology (Jack Straw Productions, 2007); The Clear Cut Future (Clear Cut Press, 2003); The Emily Dickinson Awards Anthology (Universities West Press, 2002); and the Ahsahta Anthology: Poetry of the American West (Ahsahta Press, 1996). He has been among the winners of various other poetry awards, including the Bumbershoot Award, the Emily Dickinson Award, the Robert Frost Foundation Award, the Intown Award, the Literal Latté Award, the Pablo Neruda Award, and the Pacifica Award. For more about Howard W. Robertson, see howardwrobertson.com.