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Author: Donald Levering

Donald Levering grew up in Kansas City and Oceanside, N.Y. He has published seven full-length and six chapbooks of poetry, including PREVIOUS LIVES (2018), COLTRANE'S GOD (2015), THE WATER LEVELING WITH US (2014), and ALGONQUINS PLANTED SALMON (2012), all from Red Mountain Press. COLTRANE'S GOD was runner-up for the New England Book Festival contest, and his prior book, THE WATER LEVELING WITH US, placed 2nd in the National Federation of Press Women book award. In 2017, Eavan Boland selected him winner of the Tor House Foundation Award. Previous honors include a NEA Fellowship, Willapa Bay artist residency, Literal Latté Prize, and the Quest for Peace Prize in Rhetoric. Levering has volunteered with Earthwatch as a species preservation activist for leatherback turtles in Costa Rica, queen conchs in Belize, and with Enkosini for great white sharks in South Africa. Father of a son and daughter, he is married to the artist and poet Jane Shoenfeld and lives in Santa Fe, NM.

Coltrane's God
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Coltrane's God

Red Mountain Press

Poetry. Music. Runner-Up for Poetry in the 2016 New England Book Festival Awards. Winner of the Robinson Jeffers Prize. Love of music and honor for musicians are the heart of COLTRANE'S GOD, Donald Levering's 7th full-length collection of poems. In ...

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Previous Lives
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Previous Lives

Red Mountain Press

Poetry. Donald Levering's PREVIOUS LIVES: NEW AND SELECTED EARLY POEMS cherry-picks poems from this widely-published poet's 40 year career. Arranged to flow thematically rather than chronologically, selections from his first eight books are interspe...

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The Water Leveling With Us
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The Water Leveling With Us

Red Mountain Press

Poetry. Environmental Studies. First Place Winner of the New Mexico Women's Press Award and Second Place Winner of the National Women's Press Award. "Donald Levering takes us from ocean bottom to outer space, and from the jungles of Costa Rica to Ar...

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