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 anthologies. He has printed four chapbooks: At the Curb, Car Waiting, Boy Standing (1997), What the Lizard Knows: New and Selected Poems (2003), Hunger Crossing (2006, with Danielle Grilli), and Girl with Tattooed Heart, Boy Standing (2008). In 2013 Tebot Bach pubished his first full collection, Amnesia and Wings. He is an instructional designer in healthcare, and lives in Burbank, 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
2016)
Manzanita Quarterly
2016)
King Log
2016)
Spillway Magazine
2016)
On The Bus
2016)
nth position
2016)
Pearl Magazine
2016)
Yalobusha Review
2016)
Cortland Review
2016)
Solo
2016)
Los Angeles Review
2016)
Rattle
2016)
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: January 3, 2016.