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Author: Andrew Schelling

Andrew Schelling, poet and translator. Author of twenty-odd books including THE FACTS AT DOG TANK SPRING (Dos Madres Press, 2020), Arapaho Songbook, and THE REAL PEOPLE OF WIND AND RAIN (Singing Horse Press, 2014). In the 1970s he studied classics with Norman O. Brown and ecology of mind with Gregory Bateson at U.C. Santa Cruz, then up to Berkeley for Sanskrit while editing samizdat poetry journals. In 1990 he moved over the Continental Divide to the Front Range of the Southern Rockies with his wife and daughter. Schelling worked on land use, wolf reintroduction, defiance to dams, and protection of wilderness. He translated eight books of poetry from Sanskrit & related tongues. His study Tracks Along the Left Coast: Jaime de Angulo & Pacific Coast Culture is a folkloric account of bohemian poets, old time West Coast storytelling, natural history, cattle rustling, & linguistics. He has spent many years teaching poetry and Sanskrit at Naropa University, he lives in the mountains west of Boulder, Colorado.

A Possible Bag
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A Possible Bag

Singing Horse Press

Poetry. Following the trail he set out on in FROM THE ARAPAHO SONGBOOK, the poems in Andrew Schelling's A POSSIBLE BAG takes us further into the recesses of the Southern Rocky Mountain bioregion, tracking the remnants of the Arapaho language that wa...

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The Cane Groves of Narmada River: Erotic Poems from Old India
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The Cane Groves of Narmada River: Erotic Poems from Old India

City Lights Publishers

Poetry. Translated from the Sanskrit by Andrew Schelling. Of the world's ancient poetry, that of classical India was the most vividly erotic-uninhibited, tender, sad, and joyous by turns. The poems sound as if they might have been written yesterday,...

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The Facts at Dog Tank Spring
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The Facts at Dog Tank Spring

Dos Madres Press

Poetry. THE FACTS AT DOG TANK SPRING is Andrew Schelling's first book of poetry in seven years. Following his folkloric study Tracks Along the Left Coast, his new book speaks largely to an American West lying inland: the Indian Peaks, canyons and ra...

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Old Tale Road
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Old Tale Road

Empty Bowl

Poetry. OLD TALE ROAD, Andrew Schelling's first full collection of poetry in six years, is a visionary work of crisply detailed language and wide-ranging content. It balances the ecological, mythic, and personal realms, while carrying the flavor of ...

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The Real People of Wind and Rain: Talks, Essays, and an Interview
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The Real People of Wind and Rain: Talks, Essays, and an Interview

Singing Horse Press

Literary Nonfiction. Essays. Poetry. In THE REAL PEOPLE OF WIND AND RAIN—a remarkably wide-ranging set of essays—Andrew Schelling takes on poetry, Buddhism, baseball, ecology, and the art of translation with wit, concision, and good humor."If Mauric...

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Tea Shack Interior: New & Selected Poems
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Tea Shack Interior: New & Selected Poems

Talisman House, Publishers

Poetry. "Wonderful forays into the past, present, & future of the world's continents"—Jan Willis. TEA SHACK INTERIOR brings together writings from six of Schelling's earlier books together with previously unpublished work. Well known for his transla...

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Two Elk
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Two Elk

Bootstrap Press

Poetry. Andrew Schelling's high county notebook is a contemplative fusing of nature journal and psychotropic poetry. Full of what the author calls "dream world distortions," this collection has "the detail and monumentality of bonsai trees and the s...

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