by David Chorlton
Gallery of Ruins
David Chorlton was born in Austria and grew up in Manchester, England. He moved to Vienna in 1971, worked as a graphic designer and first exhibited paintings there before moving to Pheonix in 1978. He has published poems in magazines including Poet Lore, The Devil's Millhopper, Heaven Bone and Poem, plus translations from Austrian poetry in Rohwedder and Negative Capability among others, and reviews in Pembroke Magazine, Poet Lore, National Catholic Reporter and elsewhere. His chapbooks include the winning manuscripts in the 1994 Slipstream Chapbook Contest & the 1996 Pudding Magazine National Looking Glass Poetry Chapbook Contest, and longer collections are FORGET THE COUNTRY YOU CAME FROM (Singular Speech Press, Connecticut), and OUTPOSTS (Taxus Press at Stride, England).