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  • Doug Anderson
    Photograph credit: Trish Crapo

    Doug Anderson's book, The Moon Reflected Fire, published by Alice James Books, won the Kate Tufts Discovery Award, and Blues for Unemployed Secret Police, from Curbstone Books, a grant from the Academy of American Poets. His play, Short Timers, was produced at Theater for the New City in New York City in 1981. His memoir, Keep Your Head Down, Vietnam, the Sixties and a Journey of Self-Discovery, was published by W.W. Norton in 2009. His most recent book of poems is Horse Medicine, from Barrow Street. His work has appeared in The Massachusetts Review, Poetry, Ploughshares, the Virginia Quarterly Review, the Southern Review, Field, and other publications. He has written critical articles for the New York Times Book Review, The London Times Literary Supplement, and the Boston Globe. He has received fellowships and awards from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Massachusetts Cultural Council, Poets & Writers, and other funding agencies. He has taught at Emerson and Smith Colleges, the University of Massachusetts, and the MFA programs at Pacific University of Oregon and Bennington College. He is an affiliate of the Joiner Center for the Study of War and its Social Consequences at UMASS Boston. He teaches at Western New England University.

  • David F. Brown
    Photograph credit: Paula Nguyen Luu

    Born and raised in the Missouri Ozarks, David F. Brown is the author of Returning Fire (1984 SFSU Press) and Ghost of a Person Passing in Front of the Flag (2018, Bloomsday Literary). Educated at the University of Missouri and San Francisco State University, Brown served as a medic with the Fourth Infantry Division in Vietnam.

    • David F. Brown
      Exaltations [Texte intégral]
      29 juin 2020
  • Michael Casey
    Photograph credit: Katherine Casey

    Michael Casey was born in 1947 in Lowell, Massachusetts. He graduated from the Lowell Technological Institute in 1968. Drafted into the U.S. Army, he served as a military policeman in Missouri and in Quang Ngai Provence, the setting of Obscenities, which was chosen by Stanley Kunitz as Volume 67 of the Yale Series of Younger Poets (1972). In 1996 Adastra Press published Casey’s second collection of poems, Millrat, and Orchises Press published his third, The Million Dollar Hole, in 2001.

    • Michael Casey
      pentagon [Texte intégral]
      18 juin 2020
    • Michael Casey
      urn [Texte intégral]
      18 juin 2020
  • Teresa Mei Chuc
    Photograph credit: Teresa Mei Chuc

    Poet Laureate of Altadena, California (2018 to 2020), Teresa Mei Chuc is the author of three full-length collections of poetry, Red Thread (Fithian Press, 2012), Keeper of the Winds (FootHills Publishing, 2014) and Invisible Light (Many Voices Press, 2018). She was born in Saigon, Vietnam and immigrated to the U.S. under political asylum with her mother and brother shortly after the Vietnam War while her father remained in a Vietcong "reeducation" camp for nine years. Since the age of two, Teresa grew up around the Tongva village of Hahamongna, Pasadena, California where she still lives with her family and loves. Her poetry appears in journals such as Consequence Magazine, EarthSpeak Magazine, Hawai’i Pacific Review, Kyoto Journal, Poet Lore, Rattle and in anthologies such as New Poets of the American West (Many Voices Press, 2010), With Our Eyes Wide Open: Poems of the New American Century (West End Press, 2014), Truth to Power (Cutthroat, 2017), Inheriting the War: Poetry and Prose by Descendants of Vietnam Veterans and Refugees (W.W. Norton, 2017) and California Fire & Water: A Climate Crisis Anthology (Story Street Press, 2020). Teresa is a graduate of the Masters in Fine Arts in Creative Writing (poetry) program at Goddard College in Plainfield, Vermont and teaches literature and writing at a public high school in Los Angeles

  • David Connolly
    Photograph credit: David Connolly

    David Connolly served honorably in Vietnam with the 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment from 2 February, 1968 until 6 April, 1969. He returned to immediately join “Vietnam Veterans Against the War” and has been working since to stop the U.S. government from using war as foreign policy. His work can be found under Voices In Wartime and the Vietnam Generation website.

  • William D. Ehrhart
    Photograph credit: William D. Ehrhart

    William D. Ehrhart served three years in the U.S. Marine Corps, including 13 months in Vietnam with 1st Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment, receiving the Purple Heart Medal and rising to the rank of sergeant at the age of 19 & 1⁄2. He is the author of numerous books of poetry and nonfiction, most recently Thank You for Your Service: Collected Poems, McFarland & Company, Inc., 2019, from which “Beautiful Wreckage” is reprinted.

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