James Bertolino's poetry has received recognition through a Book-of-the-Month Club Poetry Fellowship, the Discovery Award, a National Endowment for the Arts fellowship, two Quarterly Review of Literature book publication awards, the Connecticut College Contemporary American Poetry Archive (which has reprinted two of his books online) and, in 2007, the Jeanne Lohmann Poetry Prize for Washington State Poets. His eleventh full volume, Every Wound Has A Rhythm, was published by World Enough Writers in 2012. He has taught creative writing at Cornell University, University of Cincinnati, Washington State University, Western Washington University, the North Cascades Institute and, in 2006, retired from a position as Writer-in-Residence at Willamette University in Oregon. 2012 was the fourth year he served as poetry judge for the American Book Awards, sponsored by the Before Columbus Foundation in Berkeley. He grew up in Wisconsin, and now lives on five rural acres near Bellingham, Washington with his multi-talented wife Anita, a horse, a dog and two cats.
Anita K. Boyle is a poet, artist, graphic designer and lifetime resident of the Pacific Northwest. She is the author of What the Alder Told Me (MoonPath Press, 2011), and Bamboo Equals Loon (Egress Studio Press, 2001). She judged for the 2011 Concrete Wolf Poetry Chapbook Contest. Her poems have appeared in StringTown, The Raven Chronicles, Crab Creek Review, Cranky, Spoon River Poetry Review, Margin and Mirror Northwest, as well as in the anthologies Red Sky Morning and Saints of Hysteria. She once wrote sixty poems during a month-long Willard R. Espy Foundation literary residency. She lives near an inspiring pond outside Bellingham, Washington with her husband and collaborator, the poet James Bertolino.
Location: Street: 1200 11th St City: Bellingham, Province: Washington Postal Code: 98225-7015 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)