Poem in Volume 1
“Relaxing in the Backyard with Shasta” — Page 14
Alan Britt currently teaches English at Towson University. For the past 30 years he has participated in the AiE (Artist-in-Education) Program teaching poetry workshops in Maryland public schools for the Maryland State Arts Council. He currently lives in Reisterstown, Maryland, where he occasionally publishes the literary journal, Black Moon: Poetry of Imagination, and shares a home with his wife, daughter, and two Bouvier des Flandres. He has had poems previously published in Bitter Oleander, Codíce (Mexico), Cold Mountain Review, Confrontation, Connecticut River Review, English Journal, Epoch, Flint Hills Journal, Folio, Kansas Quarterly, Magyar Naplo (Hungary), Midwest Quarterly, New Letters, Pacific Review, Pedrada Zurda (Ecuador), Puerto del Sol, Queen’s Quarterly (Canada), Southwest American Literature, Sou’wester, Steaua (Romania), Yomimono (Japan), Fathers: Poems About Fathers (St. Martin’s Press, 2000), La Adelfa Amarga: Seis Poetas Norteamericanos de Hoy (Ediciones El Santo Oficio, Peru, 2003), Infinite Days (2003), Amnesia Tango (1998), and Bodies of Lightning (1995).
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