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Full Name: George Drew
Biography:
George Drew was born in Mississippi and raised there and in New York State, where he currently lives. Toads in a Poisoned Tank, his first book, was published in 1986, and a chapbook, So Many Bones (Poems of Russia), in 1997 by a Russian press, in a bilingual edition. A second collection, The Horse’s Name Was Physics, appeared in 2006 from Word Tech Communications, under their Turning Point imprint, and another collection, The Hand that Rounded Peter’s Dome, appeared under the same imprint in October, 2010. In 2009 a third collection, American Cool, appeared from Tamarack Editions. Drew has published widely, with poems appearing recently or upcoming in journals around the country. His work also has been anthologized, most recently in The Southern Poetry Anthology, II: Mississippi (Texas Review Press, 2010). Drew has been nominated twice for the Pushcart Prize, most recently in 2010, and is the winner of several awards, such as the Paumanok Poetry Award, the Baltimore Review Poetry Prize, and the South Carolina Review Poetry Prize, and he was runner-up for the Chautauqua Literary Journal Poetry Contest. American Cool won the 2010 Adirondack Literary Award for best poetry book of 2009.
Circuit Writer Information:
Category: N.Y.S.
Travel Range: Anywhere in New York and in the New England and mid-Atlantic regions.
Transportation: Car or public transportation if necessary.
Dates Available: Writer is available any time.
Fees: Negotiable but absolute minimum fee is $100-$150 plus travel, lodging, and meals.
Contact Information: NY
Email: drewgeo@hvcc.edu
Author's Timeline:
2010 Rensselaer County
George Drew lives with his wife and two children in Poestenkill, New York. 
1986 (Unknown) County
Toads in a Poisoned Tank
(Pub: Tamarack Editions. ISBN: 0-918092-66-3.)
Collection of poetry. 
1997 (Unknown) County
So Many Bones (Poems Of Russia)
(Pub: Tamarack Editions; Rarus Press, Tula, Russia. ISBN: )
This is a bilingual chapbook published in Russia. 
2006 (Unknown) County
The Horse's Name was Physics
(Pub: Turning Point (an imprint of WordTech Communications). ISBN: 1-933456-20-5.)
Poems. 
2009 (Unknown) County
American Cool
(Pub: Tamarack Editions. ISBN: 978-0-9796684-0-1.)
Collection of poetry. 
2010 (Unknown) County
The Hand That Rounded Peter's Dome
(Pub: Turning Point. ISBN: )
Collection of poetry. 

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