© 2019 by Justin Hunt, text and photos

Publications
 

Prose:


"Of Roller Skates, Hogs and My Father," South Dakota Review, Vol. 54, Number 2, Fall 2018

Uncle John,” HeartWood Literary Magazine, Issue 5, Summer 2018

"Showman's Pasture," DASH Journal, Vol. 11, Spring 2018

“Last Haircut with Fred Owens,” Bacopa Literary Review, Fall 2015

Poetry:

"Driving," forthcoming in Chautauqua, 2020

"Afternoon on Slate Creek," Ibbetson Street, Issue 45, Summer 2019

 

"While Dreaming of Our Old House, I Speak to My Wife," The Florida Review, Vol. 43, Number 1, 2019

"Fall Fest Parade, Some Years Before My Mother's Death," Strokestown Poetry Anthology, 2019 (Ireland)

"At the Rainbach" and "In Vienna's Stadtpark," Arts & Letters, Issue 38, Spring 2019

"Terry: 1950 - 1970," The New Guard, Vol. VII, 2018

"Auguri," DASH Journal, Vol. 11, Spring 2018

"Quitting Kansas," Oberon Poetry Magazine, Fifteenth Annual Issue, 2017

 

"Aurora Borealis," 2017 Live Canon Anthology (U.K.)

 

Somewhere South of Coldwater, Robinson Jeffers Tor House Foundation, May 2017

 

“Burial at Prairie Sea,” The Atlanta Review, Fall 2016 Poetry Issue, Vol. XXIII, No. 1

 

“Dr. Lilly’s Clowns” and “Detox,” Kakalak 2016, Main Street Rag Publishing Co.

 

“On Nights Like This,” Dogwood: A Journal of Poetry and Prose, Vol 15: 2016

 

“Toward the End of May” and “November,” Iodine Poetry Journal, Vol. XVII: 2016

 

“Gasoline and Liquor,” Pinesong, North Carolina Poetry Society, 2016

 

“Reclamation,” Crosswinds Poetry Journal, Vol. I, 2016

 

“My Mother, My Father”, The Freshwater Review, Spring 2015, Vol. 19 and online

at WinningWriters.com, April 2016

 

“Nocturne,” Spoon River Poetry Review, Winter 2015, Vol. 40.2

 

Oblivion,” The Atlanta Review, Fall 2015 Poetry Issue, Vol. XXII, No. 1

 

Two West and a Half South,” Comstock Review, Fall 2015

 

“Autumn, Huntington Beach,” Bacopa Literary Review, Fall 2015

Who Looks for You,” Kakalak 2015, Main Street Rag Publishing Co.

Of Light and Time,” Kansas City Voices, September 2015, Vol. 13

 

“Cold Night in March,” Pooled Ink, Northern Colorado Writers, 2014

 

“Baseball,” Kakalak 2014, Main Street Rag Publishing Co.

 

“Half-Light,” Pinesong, North Carolina Poetry Society, 2013

 

“On the Phone with Kansas,” What Matters, Jacar Press, 2013

 

“Requiem in Wide Open Minor,” Kakalak 2013, Main Street Rag Publishing Co.

 

 

Awards

 

Short List, Strokestown International Poetry Prize (Ireland), 2019 

 

Finalist, William Faulkner-William Wisdom Creative Writing Competition, Narrative Nonfiction Book Category, 2018

 

Finalist, Rumi Prize for Poetry, Arts & Letters, 2018

 

Commendation, Gregory O'Donoghue Poetry Competition (Ireland), 2017/18

Finalist, Nonfiction Award, American Literary Review, 2017

 

Finalist, Knightville Poetry Contest, The New Guard, 2017

Honorable Mention, Oberon Poetry Prize, 2017

 

Long List, Live Canon 2017 International Poetry Prize (U.K.)

 

International Merit Award, The Atlanta Review, 2017

 

Honorable Mention, Robinson Jeffers Tor House Prize for Poetry, 2017

 

Long List, Rialto Nature and Place Poetry Competition (U.K.), 2017

Finalist, 2017 Poet Laureate Award, North Carolina Poetry Society

 

Finalist, Dana Award in Poetry, 2016

 

Honorable Mention, Kakalak Poetry Prize, 2016

 

International Publication Prizes, The Atlanta Review, 2015 and 2016

 

Finalist, 2016 Dogwood Literary Prize

 

Honorable Mention, 2016 Mary Ruffin Poole American Heritage Award, North Carolina Poetry Society

 

Honorable Mention, 2015 Tom Howard/Margaret Reid Poetry Contest (WinningWriters.com)

 

Honorable Mention, 6th Annual Beyond Baroque Poetry Contest, 2015

 

1st Runner Up, Editors’ Prize, Spoon River Poetry Review, 2015

 

1st Place, Whispering Prairie Press Poetry Prize, 2015

 

2nd Prize, Muriel Craft Bailey Memorial Award, Comstock Review, 2015

 

3rd Place, Whispering Prairie Press Essay Award, 2015

 

2nd Place, Bacopa Poetry Contest, Bacopa Literary Review, 2015

 

3rd Place, Thomas H. McDill Award, North Carolina Poetry Society, 2012