Douglas Woodsum

Douglas Woodsum
Poet Pick

Douglas “Woody” Woodsum has published poetry, prose, and cartoons in many magazines, newspapers, and anthologies, including YankeeMaine TimesThe Cafe ReviewPrairie SchoonerAntioch ReviewEnglish JournalOff the CoastSouthern ReviewDenver QuarterlyColorado ReviewSouth Florida Poetry ReviewExquisite CorpseThe Massachusetts ReviewMichigan Quarterly ReviewPuckerbrush Review,New England Review, and The Beloit Poetry Journal. His work has been broadcast on Maine Public Radio. He is a former Ruth Lilly poet, a two-time Avery Hopwood Award winner, a Maine Times fiction prizewinner, and a winner of the Bread Loaf Poetry Prize. His debut collection, The Lawns of Lobstermen was published in 2010 by Moon Pie Press and is available at He teaches in a rural high school and lives with his wife, the artist, Donna Asmussen.

First posted: May 25, 2005

Last modified: April 18, 2016