Tom Holmes is the editor of Redactions: Poetry, Poetics, & Prose (, and in July 2014, he also co-founded RomComPom: A Journal of Romantic Comedy Poetry. He is also author of: The Cave, which won the 2013 The Bitter Oleander Press Library of Poetry Book Award and was released in October 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); and After Malagueña (FootHills Publishing, 2005). He has also been nominated for the Pushcart Prize seven times and Best of the Net twice.

His work has appeared often on Verse Daily and has also appeared in the Alabama Literary Review, Apalache Review, Aperion Review, Atticus Review, Beechwood Review, Birmingham Poetry Review, Blue Earth Review, Blue Lyra Review, Camroc Press, Review, Carbon Culture Review, The Chaffey Review, Cherry Blossom Review, Chiron Review, Clockhouse Review, Cobalt Review, Crab Creek Review, Decades Review, The Delmarva Review, Eunoia Review, The Flagler Review, Foundling Review, Free State Review, The G. W. Review, Hamilton Stone Review, Heron Tree Review, The Houston Literary Review, Indian River Review, Istanbul Review, James Dickey Review, The Madison Review, Mississippi Review, Mid-American Review, Modern Poetry Quarterly Review, Naugatuck River Review, New Delta Review, New Zoo Poetry Review, North American Review, North Chicago Review, Oak Bend Review, Orange Coast Review, Pebble Lake Review, Pinyon Review, Petrichor Review, Portland Review, Raintown Review, Roanoke Review, Rockhurst Review, San Pedro River Review, Santa Clara Review,  Sheepshead Review, The Sierra Nevada Review, Silk Road Review, Southampton Review, South Carolina Review, Southern Humanities Review, Stolen Island Review, Sugar House Review, Suisun Valley Review, Swarthmore Literary Review, Tishman Review, Xavier 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:

Here is my page on Amazon: Amazon Author Page

To view my Interfolio profile, visit:

To view my Chronicle Vitae profile, visit:

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.)

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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