Don Colburn

GWARLINGO
A terrific site about art, artists and creativity. My “Brenda Monologues” poems were featured on Gwarlingo’s “Sunday Poem,” March 15, 2014. Click on ARCHIVE.

HOW A POEM HAPPENS
On this site, Brian Brodeur asks contemporary poets to discuss the making of poems. The featured poem of mine is “In the Workshop After I Read My Poem Aloud.”

POETRY.US.COM
A site that posts three favorite poems by selected poets, along with a writing “tip” from each; I'm lucky to be in this company.

YOUR DAILY POEM
A site that sends subscribers a poem a day, chosen for its chance to broaden the audience for poetry. Click on ARCHIVES to see my featured poems, and on POET PROFILES to see a brief Q&A with me.

WARREN WILSON COLLEGE PROGRAM FOR WRITERS
The original — and, for my money, the best — low-residency MFA program in creative writing, based in Asheville, North Carolina.

FRIENDS OF WILLIAM STAFFORD
A nonprofit group promoting literature and poetry through the writing, spirit and example of William Stafford (1914-1993), past poet laureate of Oregon.

FINISHING LINE PRESS
Kentucky-based publisher of chapbooks, including Another Way to Begin, by Don Colburn, winner of the 2005 Finishing Line Press Prize in poetry. FLP also published my newest chapbook, Tomorrow Too: The Brenda Monologues.

CENTRUM
An arts center in Port Townsend, Wash., sponsoring workshops, festivals and creative residencies.

BIRTH TO SIX: EARLY LITERACY
Multnomah County (Portland, OR) Library’s award-winning site to boost reading among youngsters, with links to Book Lists and Resources.