Brian Barker

Brian Barker

Biography

Brian Barker’s first book of poems, The Animal Gospels, won the Tupelo Press Editors' Prize and was published in 2006. His poems, reviews, and interviews have appeared or are forthcoming in such journals as Poetry, Kenyon Review Online, Ploughshares, Agni, Quarterly West, TriQuarterly, The Writer's Chronicle, Indiana Review, Blackbird, Pleiades, and storySouth. He is the co-winner of the 2009 Campbell Corner Poetry Prize sponsored by Sarah Lawrence College. He teaches at the University of Colorado-Denver where he co-edits Copper Nickel.