Larry Colker

Burbank, CA 91506
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Author's Bio

Larry Colker is a long-time co-host of the weekly Redondo Poets reading at Coffee Cartel in Redondo Beach, CA. His entry was selected by Charles Harper Webb as winner of the 2006 California Writers Exchange poetry contest sponsored by Poets & Writers, Inc. His work has appeared widely in print and online, and in several anthologies. He has released four chapbooks: At the Curb, Car Waiting, Boy Standing (1997), What the Lizard Knows: New and Selected Poems (2003), and Hunger Crossing (2006, with Danielle Grilli). He earns his living as a technical writer, and lives in San Pedro, CA.

Publications and Prizes

Book

Amnesia and Wings
(Tebot Bach,
2013)

Anthology

So Luminous the Wildflowers
(Tebot Bach,
2003)
Beyond the Valley of the Contermporary Poets
(VCP Press,
2003)
Literary Angles
(Sybaritic Press,
2005)
Blue Arc West: An Anthology of California Poets
(Tebot Bach,
2006)
The Mysterious Life of the Heart
(The Sun Publishing Co., Inc.,
2009)
A Poet's Haggadah
(Ain't Got No Press,
2008)
Wide Awake: Poets of Los Angeles and Beyond
(Beyond Baroque,
2017)

Journal

Cider Press Review
2015)
Manzanita Quarterly
2015)
King Log
2015)
Spillway Magazine
2015)
On The Bus
2015)
nth position
2015)
Pearl Magazine
2015)
Yalobusha Review
2015)
Cortland Review
2015)
Solo
2015)
Los Angeles Review
2015)
Rattle
2015)
Sun Magazine
ASKeW
Poemeleon
King Log
Poetic Diversity
Blue Satellite
Squaw Review
Caffeine
51%
Poetry Superhighway
Volno
Burnside Review
Cultural Weekly
Prizes: 
California Writers Exchange

More Information

Listed as:
Poet
Gives readings? 
Yes
Travels for readings? 
Yes
Identifies as: 
Caucasian
Fluent in: 
French
Born in: 
Huntington, WV
Raised in: 
Huntington, WV

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Listing last updated: June 29, 2015.