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William Auten's work has appeared in Blast Furnace, Drunken Boat, failbetter, Hayden's Ferry Review, Literary Salt, Nimrod, Notre Dame Review, Sugar House Review, Sycamore Review, Terrain, and other publications.

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News

2014

22 July
My new novel is written. 555 pages. Now it's time for editing and revising.

30 June
Chapter five is complete, which means my novel is halfway finished.

2013

14 February
A video of my reading at the Bridgewater International Poetry Festival is available. Read more >>

2012

1 December
Notre Dame Review has provided a Web extra featuring an audio version and a commentary of my poem "House on the Quay" in the winter issue.

1 October
Hawai'i Review will publish my poem "We Would Call It 'Hard Zen'" in the winter issue.

15 August
Notre Dame Review has released no. 34 (summer/fall 2012), and my poem "House on the Quay" is in the issue. Read more >>

29 June
Sugar House Review has released no. 6 (spring/summer 2012), and my poem "Were I the heavy" is in the issue. Read more >>

15 May
Drunken Boast has released issue 15, its first issue for 2012, and my poem "Dominion," along with audio, is within. Read more >>

2 May
Terrain has graciously published "Dusk on the Sandias" and "With Wolves," along with audio, for issue 29: Migration. Read more >>

5 March
A video of my reading at University of Louisville's 40th annual Literature and Culture Conference, 24, February 2012, is available. Read more >>

12 February
Terrain will publish my poems "Dusk on the Sandias" and "With Wolves" in the April issue.

24 January
Notre Dame Review will publish my poem "House on the Quay" in the July 2012 issue.

10 January
The audio version of "Terrible Infant" has been published in Blast Furrnace 1, no. 4 (2011). Read more >>

 

2011

28 December
Just received word that Blast Furnace will publish the audio version of my poem "Terrible Infant" for issue 4.

28 November
Sugar House Review will publish my poem "Were I the heavy" in the spring/summer 2012 issue.

5 May
Drunken Boat will publish the poem "Dominion" in an upcoming issue.

11 April
Newly redesigned Web site launched.

 

2010

30 March
"How just like the navy" published in failbetter, no. 35 (2010). Read more >>

 

2009

8 December
failbetter, no. 33 (2009), publishes the following paintings below. See more >>
Mountain 1
Mountain 2
Mountain 3
Mountain 4

 

2008

31 January
www.mygoodeyeclosed.com [the old Web site] is now closed. Thanks for the memories.

 

2007

1 July
Beatrice published in Hayden’s Ferry Review, no. 38 (2006). See more >>

 

2006

15 February
Serenade and the Song Remains Sound chosen by Sycamore Review for their promotional postcard at the 2006 Association of Writers and Writing Programs annual conference. See more >>

1 February
Serenade and the Song Remains Sound published as the cover for Sycamore Review 18, no. 1 (2005). See more >>

9 January
failbetter, no. 19 (2006), publishes the following paintings below. See more >>
William? Mr Blake?
Golgotha
Untitled
Noctis Equis

 

2005

31 December
Aurora Review, winter (2006), publishes the following paintings below. See more >>
Old Dragon, Old Familiar
Mary I
At the End of the River Was a Voice and Another

1 October
Big Tex[t] 2, no.1 (2005), publishes the following paintings below. See more >>
Deo de Deum I
Deo de Deum II

 

2004

11 November
"The Names of Things" published in Nimrod 48, no. 1 (2004). Read more >>

1 September
"At the End of the Century" published in Liteary Salt, no. 4 (2004). Read more >>