Alan May

Alan May’s poems have appeared or are forthcoming in The Hollins Critic, The New York Quarterly, DIAGRAM, The Hong Kong Review, Interim, and others. His most recent books are Dead Letters (2008) and More Unknowns (2014). He has taught at the University of Montevallo, the University of Tennessee, and the University of Alabama. He works as a librarian in Knoxville, TN and hosts The Beat, a poetry podcast produced by Knox County Public Library. 


“Dandelion Blues” New York Quarterly

“To Be That Boy, to Be That Horse”  Plume

“Achilles”  The Laurel Review and Fire

“Snow Globe”  The Inflectionist Review

“Drowned”  Yemassee

“Biography of Don Knots”  DIAGRAM

“Artists in Hell”  Double Room

“Flowers”   More Unknowns

“Aglaope”  More Unknowns