Christopher Locke

, NH
Phone: 
(603) 608-9737
Website: 
www.christopherlocke.net

Author's Bio

Christopher Locke was recently nominated for his third Pushcart Prize in poetry. Born in Laconia, NH in 1968, he received an MFA from Goddard College. His poems have appeared or are forthcoming in such magazines as Southwest Review; Poetry East; The Literary Review; Adbusters; 32 Poems; Alimentum; West Branch; The Sun; and Agenda, (London). Chris has received grants from the Massachusetts Cultural Council, New Hampshire Council on the Arts, and Fundacion Valparaiso (Spain). His first full length collection of poems, End of American Magic, is currently available from Salmon Poetry (Ireland). The books Waiting for Grace & Other Poems (poetry) and Can I Say (memoir) are both due in 2013.

Publications and Prizes

Book

How To Burn
(Adastra Press,
1995)
Slipping Under Diamond Light
(Clam Down Press,
2001)
Possessed
(Main Street Rag Press,
2005)
End of American Magic
(Salmon Poetry (Ireland),
2010)
Waiting For Grace & Other Poems
(Turning Point,
2013)

Journal

Chattahoochee Review
2014)
Atlanta Review
2014)
Connecticut Review
2014)
West Branch
2014)
Literary Review
2014)
Exquisite Corpse
2014)
Southeast Review
2014)
Sun Magazine
2014)
MacGuffin
2014)
Mudfish
2014)
Worcester Review
2014)
X-Connect
2014)
Rattle
2014)
Texas Poetry Journal
2014)
Comstock Review
2014)
Hubbub
2014)
Poetry East
Southwest Review
Adbusters
Memoir (and)
Terrain.org: A Journal of the Built & Natural Environments
flatmanCROOKED
Alimentum
Descant
Stinging Fly
Tuesday; An Art Project
Tears in the Fence
Poetry Salzburg Review
32 Poems
Agenda
Contemporary American Voices
Exquisite Corpse
Sport Literate
Sanctuary
Hawaii Pacific Review
ARC
THE SHOp
Burning Bush
Prizes: 
Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Poetry Prize (twice) Grant in Poetry: New Hampshire Council on the Arts Grant in Poetry: Massachusetts Cultural Council Poetry Residency: Fundacion Valparaiso

More Information

Listed as:
Poet
Gives readings? 
Yes
Travels for readings? 
Yes
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Born in: 
Laconia, NH
Raised in: 
Exeter, NH

Personal Favorites

What I'm Reading Now:
A Visit From the Goon Squad by Jennifer Egan, The Stranger by Albert Camus, Horoscopes for the Dead by Billy Collins

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Listing last updated: January 27, 2013.