Previous Feature: Alan Catlin

Alan Catlin is the editor of Misfit Magazine. A twenty time Pushcart Prize nominee, he is the author of over sixty chapbooks and full-length collections. Such titles include Drunk and Disorderly (Pavement Saw Press, 2003), and Alien Nation (March Street Press, 2011). Widely published in the small press, an archive of his published work is held at The University of Buffalo Special Collections. To read a recommended selection of Alan’s poetry, please visit Dead Snakes, where he is a frequent contributor.


After-hours bar
closes at first light:

exiting, eyes red
as twin blood-moons

behind dark glasses


Back-alley broke,
a six-pack of death

goes down as easy
as no-label beer


Dropped a hit,
mind on fire;

excuse me while
I kiss the sky


All Hail! Alan Catlin’s most recent collection, Last Man Standing, is available via Lummox Press. Just give a click on the cover art below to learn more . . .

Last Man Standing

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