Tom Montag

Poetry and Creative Nonfiction

Tom Montag is the author of In This Place: Selected Poems 1982-2013; This Wrecked World; The Miles No One Wants; Love Poems; and Seventy at Seventy. His collection, The River Will Tell You: Poems Along the Keya Paha, is forthcoming. Montag's prose works include the memoir Curlew: Home; Kissing Poetry's Sister; and The Idea of the Local. He has been writing and publishing poetry and creative nonfiction in a wide variety of little magazines for more than fifty years and was a Founding Contributing Editor for The Pushcart Prize. He blogs at The Middlewesterner. With David Graham, he co-edits Local News: Poetry About Small Towns