Blackbird an online journal of literature and the arts Spring 2008 Vol. 7 No. 1



   Variation on a Landscape
      after Hockney’s Winter Tunnel
   Variation on a Landscape
      after Hockney’s A Bigger Puddle

Adam Chiles’s first collection of poems, Evening Land, has just been released in the UK by Cinnamon Press. His work has been anthologized in Best New Poets 2007 (Samovar) and Best New Poets 2006 (University of Virginia Press), and has appeared in such journals as Barrow Street, Beloit Poetry Journal, Cimarron Review, Gulf Coast, Indiana Review, and Painted Bride Quarterly. He is the recipient of scholarships and grants from the Banff School of Fine Arts, the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, the Canada Council, and the Gilman School in Baltimore, where he was the 2003–2004 Reginald S. Tickner Writing Fellow. Adam currently lives just outside of Washington, DC, and teaches English and creative writing at Northern Virginia Community College.  

Photo by Amanda Bausch