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Joseph Hutchison

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in Denver, The United States
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I was born on the westernmost edge of the Great Plains. My parents made sure there were lots of books in the house for my younger brother and me, but what I read most avidly was Poe, and to this day my work displays some Poe-ish qualities. I graduated from the University of Northern Colorado in 1972, and received an M.F.A. from the University of British Columbia in 1974, where I studied with the very underrated Irish expatriate poet, fiction writer and essayist George McWhirter; the musicality and imaginative openness of his work are qualities I aspire to in my own.

In the "real life" that followed graduate school I worked in a variety of jobs, from clerking in a book store to substitute teaching in and around Denver. I toyed for a long whil
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A Goodbye Poem for a Friend

The Raven Maven A knockoff for Ali Once upon a midnight dreary, while I graded, weak and weary, Picking sentences apart so much my head had grown fell sore— While I nodded, not quite snoring, suddenly there came a roaring, Like some raging bull was goring, goring my poor chamber door. “’Tis some tipsy dolt,”…
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