LOWCOUNTRY, John Allmans just completed book, is his seventh collection of poetry. His first, WALKING FOUR WAYS IN THE WIND, was published in the Princeton Series of Contemporary Poets (Princeton University Press 1979). Subsequent poetry books include CLIOS CHILDREN (1985), SCENARIOS FOR A MIXED LANDSCAPE (1986), CURVE AWAY FROM STILLNESS (1989) and LOEWS TRIBORO (2004), all published by New Directions, who also published Allmans first fiction collection, DESCENDING FIRE & OTHER STORIES (1994). The Wallace Stevens Society Press published his INHABITED WORLD: NEW & SELECTED POEMS 1970-1995 in 1995. An extensive feature representing his poetry can be seen at Caught in the Net, a PK Poetry List site that comes out of Liverpool, England. He has prose poems forthcoming in the online journal Innisfree and in the print journals Sentence and Kestrel.
Contents | Mudlark No. 31