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Full Name: Thom Ward
Biography:
Thom Ward holds degrees in English from The College of Wooster and the SUNY College at Brockport. Currently, he is Editor/Development Director for BOA Editions, Ltd., an independent publishing house of American poetry and poetry in translation. His poetry books include Small Boat with Oars of Different Size,published by Carnegie Mellon University Press, 1999 and the new Various Orbits (also published by Carnegie Mellon), both of which may be ordered from Cornell University Press Services at 1-800-666-2211 or e-mail at orderbook@cupserv.org . His poetry chapbook, Tumblekid, (University of Southern Carolina-Aiken Press) was the winner of the 1998 Devil's Millhopper Poetry Contest in 1999; a recent chapbook is Greatest Hits 1993 - 2000, published by Pudding House Press. Ward also teaches writing workshops at Roberts Wesleyan College, and through The Writers and Books Literary Center. He received a writing fellowship from The Constance Salstonstall Foundation for the Arts to finish poems for his poetry collection Among the Scattered Farms: Fifty Poems for Brigham-Smith. He is the recipient of three grants from the New York Foundation for the Arts, and his poems have been published widely in journals, anthologies, and newspapers.
Circuit Writer Information:
Category: N.Y.S.
Travel Range: Anywhere in New York State.
Transportation: Car.
Dates Available: Flexible.
Fees: Minimum of $100-150, plus travel, meals, and lodging.
Contact Information: NY
Email: thombward@gmail.com
Website (click here)
Author's Timeline:
2003 (Unknown) County
Various Orbits
(Pub: Carnegie Mellon University Press ISBN: 0-88748-395-X; ISBN-13: 978-0887483950)
Poetry. 
1999 (Unknown) County
Small Boat with Oars of Different Size
(Pub: Carnegie Mellon University Press ISBN: 0-88748-303-8; ISBN-13: 978-0887483035)
Poetry.  
1998 (Unknown) County
Tumblekid
(Pub: University of Southern Carolina-Aiken Press. ISBN: )
Poetry chapbook; winner of the Devil's Millhopper Poetry Contest. 
2001 (Unknown) County
Greatest Hits 1993 - 2000
(Pub: Pudding House Press ISBN: 1-930755-80-5)
Poetry chapbook. 
2007 (Unknown) County
The Matter Of The Casket
(Pub: WordTech Communications ISBN: 1933456698; ISBN-13: 978-1933456690)
Poetry. 
2004 (Unknown) County
Fog In A Suitcase
(Pub: Picadilly Press. ISBN: )
 
2010 Monroe County
Thom Ward is Editor/Development Director for BOA Editions, Ltd. in Rochester, New York. 
? Monroe County
Thom Ward holds a degree in English from the State University of New York College at Brockport.  

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