W.F. Lantry | Washington, D.C.
W.F. Lantry is a native of San Diego, received his Licence and Maîtrise from L’Université de Nice, M.A. in English from Boston University and PhD in Literature and Creative Writing from the University of Houston. Recent honors include the National Hackney Literary Award in Poetry, CutBank Patricia Goedicke Prize, Crucible Editors’ Poetry Prize, Lindberg Foundation International Poetry for Peace Prize (in Israel), Atlanta Review International Publication Prize and 2012 Potomac Review Poetry Prize.
His publication credits encompass print and online journals and anthologies in more than twenty countries on four continents, including The Valparaiso Fiction Review, Spilling Ink Review, Descant and Aesthetica. His chapbook, The Language of Birds (Finishing Line Press 2011), is a lyric retelling of Attar’s Conference of the Birds. He currently works in Washington, DC, and is a contributing editor of Umbrella Journal.