Brian Patrick Heston grew up in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. His poems have won awards from the Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Foundation, the Robinson Jeffers Tor House Foundation, and the Lanier Library Association. His first book, If You Find Yourself, won the Main Street Rag Poetry Book Award and is available from Main Street Rag Publishing. He is also the author of the chapbook, Latchkey Kids, which is available from Finishing Line Press. His poetry and fiction have appeared in such publications as North American Review, Prairie Schooner, Missouri Review, Rosebud, Red Rock Review, The Spoon River Poetry Review, Poet Lore, River Styx, and are upcoming in Ghost Fishing, an anthology of eco-poetry to be published by Georgia University Press.  Presently, he is a Ph.D. candidate in Literature and Creative Writing at Georgia State University.


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