Neil Shepard

2051 Clay Hill RoadJohnson, VT 05656
Phone: 
802-730-5820
Website: 
NeilShepard.com

Author's Bio

Shepard's most recent books of poetry include Hominid Up (Salmon Poetry, 2015), Vermont Exit Ramps II (Green Writers Press, 2015), and (T)ravel/Un(t)ravel (Mid-List Press, 2011). Recent poems appear in Sewanee Review, Barrow Street, Cimarron Review, Poem-a-Day, Poetry Daily, Verse Daily. Visiting Writer at Chautauqua Writers Institute (2016), Ossabaw Island Writers Retreat (2015), Poets House in Manhattan (2015).

Publications and Prizes

Book

Scavenging the Country for a Heartbeat
(Mid-List Press,
1993)
I'm Here Because I Lost My Way
(Mid-List Press,
1998)
This Far from the Source
(Mid-List Press,
2006)
(T)ravel/Un(t)ravel
(Mid-List Press,
2011)
Hominid Up
(Salmon Poetry (Ireland),
2015)
Vermont Exit Ramps II
(Green Writers Press,
2015)

Chapbook

Vermont Exit Ramps
(Big Table Publishing Company,
2012)

Journal

TriQuarterly
2016)
Southern Review
2016)
Antioch Review
2016)
Paris Review
2016)
Ploughshares
2016)
New England Review
2016)
Shenandoah
2016)
Southwest Review
2016)
North American Review
2016)
Boulevard
2016)
Colorado Review
2016)
Harvard Review
New American Writing
Poetry East
Sewanee Review
Poetry Daily
Verse Daily
Academy of American Poets Poem-a-Day
Prizes: 
First Book Award, Poetry, Mid-List Press (1993) Fellowships to MacDowell Colony, Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, Tyrone Guthrie Center

More Information

Listed as:
Poet
Gives readings? 
Yes
Travels for readings? 
Yes
Identifies as: 
Caucasian
Prefers to work with: 
Adults
Born in: 
Fitchburg, MA
Raised in: 
Leominster, MA

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Listing last updated: July 14, 2016.