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Thompson, John

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Comments from the author about writing: Thompson writes as a therapeutic outlet and enjoys the challenge of form and

John Thompson

traditional poetry.

Literary awards received and date received:

  • Finch and Rose Poetry Prize, 2006 for 99 Voices, 99 Lives: County Poems of Iowa

  • Iowa Chapbook Award, 2005 for Epiphany

  • Publication in Harvard Summer Review

Book Types: Poetry Collection

Audience Types: Adult

Genres: Poetry

Are you willing to do programs for schools, libraries, or other groups? Yes

If you are willing to do programs, will you charge a fee? Yes

E-mail Address:

County: Marion

Books By This Author

  • Love Letter From Luxembourg: New & Selected Poetry, 1998-2013, CreateSpace/PPI, 2013.
  • Iowa: A Place to Poem. CreateSpace, 2012.
  • Titanic: A Centenarian Voyage in Verse. CreateSpace, 2011.

  • On Holiday: Season's Readings, Christmas Poems, Palindrome Publishing of Iowa, Pella, IA, 2007.

  • 99 Voices, 99 Lives: County Poems of Iowa. Palindrome, Pella, IA, 2006.

  • Epiphany. Palindrome, Lamoni, 2004.

  • Tender Revolutions, Palindrome, Lamoni, IA, 2002.

  • Prized Ponies. Self, Lamoni, IA, 2000.

  • Hidden Voices from Hush-a-Bye Rooms, Huron House, Chicago, 1998.

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