Alan May

IMG_1720Alan May’s poems have appeared or are forthcoming in The Hollins Critic, Plume, New Orleans Review, The Hong Kong Review, Interim, and others. His most recent books are Dead Letters (BlazeVOX, 2008) and More Unknowns (Dead Academics, 2014). He has taught at the University of Alabama, the University of Montevallo, and the University of Tennessee. For several years, he edited the e-zine Apocryphaltext and The Chapbook, a journal of chapbooks. He works as a librarian in Knoxville, TN.


“To Be That Boy, to Be That Horse” Plume, Issue 105, May 2020

“Memoir” and “Canon” DIAGRAM, 16.5

“Self-Portrait with Loaded Weapon” Perihelion, Issue 14

“Biography of Don Knots” DIAGRAM, 10.5

“Artists in Hell” Double Room, Issue 7

“In Hide and Hair” Double Room, Issue 7

“Biography of the Crow” The Nervous Breakdown, Feb. 2, 2012

“Flowers” More Unknowns (2014)

“Aglaope” More Unknowns (2014)

“Composition with Orange” More Unknowns (2014)