About the Artist
John Macker has lived in New Mexico for over 20 years; is the author of nine books of poetry including Adventures in the Gun Trade, The Royal Road: Impressions of El Camino Real (with woodblock artist Leon Loughridge), Woman of the Disturbed Earth, Disassembled Badlands and Blood in the Mix (with El Paso poet Lawrence Welsh) among others. He contributes essays on poets and poetry to Albuquerque's Malpais Review. Has edited the Desert Shovel Review. Forthcoming: Book of the Gorge. His work continues to be published on-line and in journals and magazines throughout he U.S. and Canada. Has won several awards for his work including the 2006 Mad Blood magazine literary arts award.
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