John Poch

John Poch
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John Poch’s fourth collection, Fix Quiet, was selected as the winner of the 2014 New Criterion Poetry Prize and was published by St. Augustine’s Press in spring 2015. He is also author of Poems, (Orchises Press, 2004); Two Men Fighting with a Knife (Story Line Press, 2008), which won the 2008 Donald Justice Prize; and Dolls (Orchises Press, 2009). He is the editor, with Chad Davidson, of Hockey Haiku: The Essential Collection (St. Martin’s Griffin, 2006. A co-founder and longtime editor of 32 Poems Magazinehe collaborated with co-founder Debora Ager and Bill Beverly to edit the anthology Old Flame: From the First 10 Years of 32 Poems Magazine (WordFarm, 2013). Poch has recent work in The Iowa ReviewUnpleasant Event ScheduleParis Review, and other journals. He teaches at Texas Tech University. 

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