[ultimate_heading main_heading=”Alan Britt” main_heading_color=”#1e73be” sub_heading_color=”#8224e3″ spacer=”line_with_icon” spacer_position=”bottom” line_style=”dotted” line_height=”1″ line_color=”#1e73be” icon_type=”custom” icon_img=”id^48|url^http://ashvamegh.net/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/Ashvamegh-ICO.jpg|caption^null|alt^Ashvamegh Journal Icon|title^Ashvamegh ICO|description^null” img_width=”48″ main_heading_style=”font-weight:bold;” main_heading_font_size=”desktop:34px;” line_width=”3″]Member of The Advisory Board at Ashvamegh[/ultimate_heading][ultimate_spacer height=”10″]
Alan Britt Poet at Ashvamegh
Alan Britt
[ultimate_spacer height=”10″]

Alan Britt is a popular poet and a faculty at Towson University. He teaches creative writing there.

In August 2015 Alan Britt was invited by the Ecuadorian House of Culture Benjamín Carrión in Quito, Ecuador for the first cultural exchange of poets between Ecuador and the United States. During his visit he did TV, radio and newspaper interviews, gave presentations and read poetry in Quito, Otavalo, Ambatto, Guayaquil and Guaranda, plus the international literary conference sponsored by La hermandad de las palabras 2015 in Babahoyo. He served as judge for the 2013 The Bitter Oleander Press Library of Poetry Book Award. He read poetry and presented the “Modern Trends in U.S. Poetry” at the VII International Writers’ Festival in Val-David, Canada, May 2013. His interview at The Library of Congress for The Poet and the Poem (http://www.loc.gov/poetry/media/avfiles/poet-poem-alan-britt.mp3) aired on Pacifica Radio, January 2013. His interview with Minnesota Review is up at http://minnesotareview.wordpress.com/?s=alan+britt . He recently read poems at Kean University in Union, NJ (2015); the Ecuadorian Consulate in Queens, NY (2015); the Fountain Street Fine Art Gallery in Framingham, MA (2014); for Oasis: An Evening of Music & Poetry presented by La Ruche Arts Contemporary Consortium at the Union City Museum of Art/William V. Musto Cultural Center, Union City, NJ (2014); the historic Maysles Cinema in Harlem/NYC (2013), and the World Trade Center/Tribute WTC Visitor Center in Manhattan/NYC (April 2012). He has published 15 books of poetry, his latest being Violin Smoke (Translated into Hungarian by Paul Sohar and published in Hungary & Romania  (2015);  Lost Among the Hours (2015); Parabola Dreams (with Silvia Scheibli: 2013); Alone with the Terrible Universe (2011); Greatest Hits (2010); Hurricane (2010); Vegetable Love (2009); Vermilion (2006); Infinite Days (2003); Amnesia Tango (1998) and Bodies of Lightning (1995). His poem “One Life to Live” was selected by Crack the Spine Literary Magazine for Best of the Net Anthology 2014 for Sundress Publications. He is Poetry Editor for the We Are You Project International (www.weareyouproject.org) and Book Review Editor for Ragazine (http://ragazine.cc/). Past readings include Folger Shakespeare Library, WEDU (PBS Television), ABC Radio National (Australian Broadcasting Corporation), PCA/ACA Conference (Boston), Wilmer Jennings Gallery (East Village/NYC), SUNY (Albany), WPA Gallery at Pound Ridge Reservation,  NCTE:  Afro-American  Read-In,  the  Goethe Institute (Washington, DC), The Writer’s Center (Bethesda, MD),  MICA (Maryland Institute College of Art), New Jersey City University, and Ramapo College. Received his Master’s Degree from The Johns Hopkins University Writing Seminars. He teaches English/Creative Writing at Towson University.


The Wiki Literary Underground: http://theliteraryunderground.org/wiki/index.php?title=Alan_Britt

Ragazine: http://ragazine.cc/2012/08/sohar-on-brittreview/

and http://ragazine.cc/2012/08/1wtc/