Tom Holmes is the editor of Redactions: Poetry, Poetics, & Prose (www.redactions.com). 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.
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.):
- “My Mouth an Apology” from Rattle (#28, Winter 2007): http://www.rattle.com/poetry/my-mouth-an-apology-by-tom-holmes/
- “She’s Grounded Til War Commences” on Poetry 365 (May 1, 2010): http://poetry365.tumblr.com/post/564702666/shes-grounded-til-war-commences-tom-holmes
- “A Study in Time Engraved with Bone” (includes audio of me reading) on The Bakery (July 25, 2012): http://www.thebakerypoetry.com/tag/tom-holmes/
Here is my page on Poets & Writers website: http://www.pw.org/content/tom_holmes
To see some of his designs for books, journals, ads, posters, and fliers, visit http://be.net/thelinebreak.