Paul Hunter

Monday, 11 September 2017

Show starts at 8:00 (with sign-up prior to that). Paul will be featured between 8:40 and 8:50


Since 1994 PAUL HUNTER has published fine letterpress poetry under the imprint of Wood Works, currently including 26 books and over 65 broadsides. His own poems have appeared in Alaska Fisherman’s Journal, Beloit Poetry Journal, Bloomsbury Review, Iowa Review, North American Review, Poetry, Poetry Northwest, Prairie Schooner, Raven Chronicles, The Small Farmer’s Journal, The Southern Review, Spoon River Poetry Review and Windfall, as well as in seven full-length books and three chapbooks. His first collection of farming poems, Breaking Ground, 2004, from Silverfish Review Press, was reviewed in the New York Times, and received the 2004 Washington State Book Award. A second volume of farming poems, Ripening, was published in 2007, a third companion volume, Come the Harvest, appeared in 2008, and the fourth from the same publisher, Stubble Field, appeared in 2012. He has been a featured poet on The News Hour, and has a prose book on small-scale, sustainable farming, One Seed to Another: The New Small Farming, published by the Small Farmer’s Journal. Five of his short stories have been published by Clover, A Literary Rag. His latest book is Clownery: in lieu of a life spent in harness, an autobiography in prose poetry, published in 2017.

Information about Paul’s press, Wood Works, can be found here.