Bio: Derick Burleson's third book is Melt (Marick Press, 2011). He is also the author of Never Night (Marick Press, 2008), and his first book, Ejo: Poems, Rwanda 1991-94 won the Felix Pollak Prize in Poetry. His poems have appeared in The Georgia Review, The Kenyon Review, The Paris Review, The Southern Review and Poetry, among other journals. A recipient of a 1999 National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship in Poetry, Burleson teaches in the MFA program in Creative Writing at the University of Alaska—Fairbanks and lives in Two Rivers, Alaska.
Melt (poetry), Marick Press, 2011
Never Night (poetry), Marick Press, 2008
Ejo: Poems, Rwanda 1991-94 (poetry), U of Wisconsin Press, 2000
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Listing last updated: March, 2011