Electric Poetry: Tim Hawkins

posted by Cassie Betten on 10/09/2018
This episode of Electric Poetry, which aired on 10/9/2018, features Tim Hawkins. About the poet: Tim Hawkins has lived and traveled widely throughout North America, Southeast Asia, Europe and Latin America, where he has worked as a journalist, technical writer, communications manager and teacher in international schools. His career also has taken some interesting detours into such posts as salmon cannery slime table worker, stevedore, nose-hair clipper model and cram school teacher. After spending much of the '90's and '00's abroad, he currently lives in his hometown of Grand Rapids, Michigan. His writing has appeared in numerous print and online publications (see Bibliography and Selected Poems Tabs). He has been nominated for Best of the Net (2018), for a Pushcart Prize (2011, 2017) and was chosen to serve as preliminary judge for the 47th Annual Dyer-Ives Poetry Competition (2015), judged by Mark Doty. His poetry collection, Wanderings at Deadline, was published in 2012 by Aldrich Press.

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