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Andrew C. Gottlieb

Andrew C. Gottlieb's first full-length collection of poems, Tales of a Distance, came out in 2022, and he's the author of two chapbooks of poems, Flow Variations, Finishing Line Press 2017, and Halflives, published by New Michigan Press in 2005. Other writing—book reviews, essays, fiction, interviews, memoir, and poetry—has appeared in many literary journals and online magazines including the American Literary ReviewArts & LettersBest New Poets 2013Denver QuarterlyMississippi ReviewOrionPoets & Writers, and Provincetown Arts.
He’s been awarded grants from the Seattle Arts Commission and the Seattle-based Artist Trust Foundation, has been nominated four times for the Pushcart Prize, and he's been writer-in-residence at six different, often wilderness, locations: Denali National Park, Everglades National Park, the H.J. Andrews Experimental Forest, Isle Royale National Park, the Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts, and the Montana Artists Refuge.

Born in Ontario, Canada, he grew up outside of Boston, Massachusetts. Since 1998, he’s lived on the West Coast of the United States, dividing his time between Southern California and the Pacific Northwest. He taught composition and short story writing at Iowa State University and at the University of Washington, where he received his MA and MFA in English and creative writing, respectively. He's currently on the editorial board for Terrain.org: A Journal of the Built + Natural Environments.