Still, what he mined wasn’t minerals
or esoteric gemstones but clogged veins
of the brain.
Alan Britt: In August 2015, Alan Britt was invited by the
Ecuadorian House of Culture Benjamín Carrión in Quito,
Ecuador as part of the first cultural exchange of poets
between Ecuador and the United States. In 2013, he served
as judge for the The Bitter Oleander Press Library of Poetry
Book Award. His interview at The Library of Congress for
The Poet and the Poem aired on Pacifica Radio, January
2013. He has published 15 books of poetry, his latest being
Violin Smoke (Translated into Hungarian by Paul Sohar and
published in Romania: 2015). He teaches English/Creative
Writing at Towson University.