Tom Holmes is the editor of Redactions: Poetry, Poetics, & Prose ( He is also author of: The Cave, which won the 2013 The Bitter Oleander Press Library of Poetry Book Award and will be released in 2014; Poems for an Empty Church (Palettes & Quills Press, 2011); The Oldest Stone in the World (Amsterdam Press, 1-1-11, 12:00:00 a.m (the first book released in 2011)); Henri, Sophie, & the Hieratic Head of Ezra Pound: Poems Blasted from the Vortex (BlazeVOX Books, 2009); Pre-Dew Poems (FootHills Publishing, 2008); Negative Time (Pudding House, 2007); After Malagueña (FootHills Publishing, 2005), and Poetry Assignments: The Book (Sage Hill Press, forthcoming). And he has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize four times and once for the Pulitzer Prize.

His work has appeared often on Verse Daily and has also appeared in Atticus Review, Birmingham Poetry Review, Blue Earth Review, The Chaffey Review, Chiron Review, Clockhouse Review, Crab Creek Review, The Delmarva Review, Free State Review, The G. W. Review, James Dickey Review, The Madison Review, Mississippi Review, Mid-American Review, New Delta Review, New Zoo Poetry Review, Naugatuck River Review, North Chicago Review, North American Review, Orange Coast Review, Pebble Lake Review, Rockhurst Review, San Pedro River Review, Santa Clara Review,  The Sierra Nevada Review, Silk Road Review, South Carolina Review, Southern Humanities Review, Sugar House Review, Swarthmore Review, and many other journals that don’t have “Review” in their name.

To read Charles Cote’s interview with me, click here.

To read Atticus Review‘s (Michael Meyerhofer’s) interview with me, click here.

Here are the poems that were featured on Verse Daily:

Here are some poems of mine that you can find online. (There aren’t many.):

Here is my page on Poets & Writers website:

To see some of his designs for books, journals, ads, posters, and fliers, visit


8 Responses to “About”

  1. November 14, 2012 at 3:07 pm

    hello there–

    my name is j/j hastain. i have been reading a few of your reviews here and i have a new book coming out (in case you are looking to engage more reviews?) that i would love to send a review copy of to you…



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The Cave (Winner of The Bitter Oleander Press Library of Poetry Book Award for 2013. Forthcoming in late Autumn of 2014.)

The Cave

Poems for an Empty Church

Poems for an Empty Church

The Oldest Stone in the World

The Oldest Stone in the Wolrd

Henri, Sophie, & The Hieratic Head of Ezra Pound: Poems Blasted from the Vortex

Henri, Sophie, & The Hieratic Head of Ezra Pound: Poems Blasted from the Vortex

Pre-Dew Poems

Pre-Dew Poems

Negative Time

Negative Time

After Malagueña

After Malagueña

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