poetry and prose

Harold Whit Williams’ literary prizes include the 2020 FutureCycle Poetry Book Prize, the Mississippi Review Poetry Prize, the Robert Phillips Poetry Chapbook Prize from Texas Review Press, and being featured in the 2014 University of North Texas Kraken Reading Series. He is a multiple Pushcart Prize nominee, and his poems and short stories have appeared in numerous literary journals and anthologies.

His first collection of short stories, Mel Bay’s Book of the Dead, is available from San Antonio Review Press.

His latest poetry collection, My Heavens, is available from FutureCycle Press.

PURCHASE: Red Clay Journal    Lost in the Telling     Backmasking 

Waiting For The Fire To Go Out

POEMS ONLINE at

Barely South Review

Blunderbuss

boneparade and also here

Boxcar Poetry Review

Cold Mountain Review

Concho River Review

Cumberland River Review

Dead Mule School of Southern Literature

Deep South Magazine and also here

drafthorse

Gnarled Oak

Hunger Mountain

Josephine Quarterly

JuxtaProse

Mississippi Review

The Monarch Review

Nashville Review

Oklahoma Review

Painted Bride Quarterly

Tower Journal

Tulane Review

Zero Ducats

wise ass

THE GREAT AMERICAN WISE ASS POETRY ANTHOLOGY
(alongside acclaimed poet Andrew Hudgins and grit-lit heavyweight Joe R. Lansdale!)

krcover600

KENTUCKY REVIEW – 2015 edition