Don Colburn has published four collections of poems, most recently a chapbook called Tomorrow Too: The Brenda Monologues. A longtime reporter for The Washington Post and The Oregonian, he was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in feature writing. He has an MFA from Warren Wilson College, and his poems have appeared in magazines such as Alaska Quarterly Review, The Iowa Review, Ploughshares, Poetry Northwest and Southern Poetry Review. His first chapbook, Another Way to Begin, won the Finishing Line Press Poetry Prize, and his full-length book, As If Gravity Were a Theory, won the Cider Press Book Award. Other writing honors include the Discovery/The Nation Award, two residencies at The MacDowell Colony and three Pushcart nominations. He lives in Portland, OR.
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