Simmons Buntin is the author of two books of poetry, Riverfall and Bloom, both published by Ireland’s Salmon Poetry. Riverfall was published in 2005, and Bloom, his new collection, was published in 2010 and is available now. He has published poetry and prose in a variety of publications, from Japan’s Kyoto Journal to the leading magazine of culture and place, Orion. He has won an Academy of American Poets Prize, Colorado Artist’s Fellowship for Poetry, and grants from the Arizona Commission on the Arts and the Tucson-Pima Arts Council. Buntin is also the founding editor of Terrain.org: A Journal of the Built & Natural Environments.
Simmons Buntin performed on July 6th, 2011.