D.A. Lockhart

Poet - Publisher - Writer
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About D.A. Lockhart

D.A. Lockhart holds degrees from Trent University, Montana State University, and Indiana University. He is a graduate of the Indiana University - Bloomington MFA in Creative Writing program where he held a Neal-Marshall Graduate Fellowship in Creative Writing. His work has appeared in numerous literary journals throughout North American. He is a recipient of Canada Council for the Arts grant for Aboriginal People and several Ontario Arts Council grants for his poetry. He is editor-in-chief for Urban Farmhouse Press based out of Windsor, Ontario, Canada. He is a member of the Moravian of the Thames First Nation.

Full Name: Daniel Arthur Lockhart
Location: Windsor, ON, Canada
Email: dalockhart@urbanfarmhousepress.com
Twitter: @WRiverLockhart
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Professionally trained highly experience Writer and editor with nearly a decade in the publishing industry. Book layout and cover design on multiple titles. Extensive background in Adobe suite, web design, and booking marketing. Numerous professional publications and experience in college level writing and information literacy instruction.

Copy Writing
Graphic Design and Layout
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Professional working proficiency


Professional working proficiency

Norweigan (Boksmal)

Working proficiency , 2 years experience

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Big Medicine Comes to Erie, (poetry) Forthcoming 2016 with Black Moss Press

Journal Publications

"Barometric Pressure" (poem), Contemporary Verse 2, Forthcoming 2016
"Myths of Dark Waters as Seen Atop the Conservation Drive Overpass" (poem), Contemporary Verse 2 , Forthcoming 2016.
"Past Prophet's Town on Interstate 65" (poem), Vinyl Poetry and Prose, May 2016
"This City at the Crossroads" (poem), The Mackinac, Winter 2016
"King Oliver Rises above Georgia Street and Devours this not so Empty Night" (poem), Minor Literature[s], December 2015
"From This Tilled Out Earth" (poem), Minor Literature[s] , December 2015
"Rain Comes to Indy" (poem), Minor Literature[s], December 2015
"Westward through Rivoli Park on Michigan Street" (poem), Minor Literature[s], December 2015
"Skyline from Arsenal Tech" (poem), Minor Literature[s], December 2015
"Freddie Hubbard Comes to the Banks of the White River" (poem) Four Culture Magazine , September 2015
"Old Irvington from the Garage Next Door" (poem), Four Culture Magazine , September 2015.
"Mason 20" (poem), Reed Magazine , Winter/Spring 2014.
"Bhavacakra at the Gates of Deer Creek" (poem), Straylight Literary Magazine , Winter/Spring 2014.
"Lightning Hopkins Emerges from the Woods outside of Mooresville, IN" (poem), The Rag , Winter 2014.
"Off-Season outside of Gardner, MT" (poem), The Windsor Review , Fall 2012.
"Reminiscing about Hoffa at the Ivy Rose Motor Inn" (poem), COE Review, Winter 2011.
"Burning Wild Turkey at Rondeau Beach" (poem), Construction, Fall/Winter 2011.
"Letter to Gzowski from Bancroft" (poem), Sugar House Review, Fall/Winter 2011.
"Gravel Lot Above Crow Agency" (poem) Front Range Review , Spring 2011.
"Through the Magic City" (poem), Front Range Review , Spring 2011.
"Mission to the Hurons" (poem), Paradigm Journal , Fall/Winter 2010.
"Pool Beneath the Old Bathhouse" (poem), Hawk and Whippoorwill , Winter 2010.
"A Natural Violence" (poem), Hawk and Whippoorwill, Fall 2010.
"Tribal School Outside of Hot Springs, MT" (poem), Front Range Review , Spring 2010.
"Taste of High Mountain Beignets" (poem), Naugatuck River Review , Summer 2009.
"Lillies of Riverie Canard" (poem), San Pedro River Review , Winter/Spring 2009.
"Misplaced Nashville Skyline" (poem), Zaum Magazine , Spring 2009.

Grants, Awards, Honours

2016 Ontario Arts Council Writer's Aboriginal Arts Project Grant for "The Waters that Divide"
2016 Ontario Arts Council Writer's Reserve Grant(s) for "Lester Ashagi and the Hunted Party"
2015 Ontario Arts Council Writer's Reserve Grant(s) for "Devil in the Woods"
2015 Ontario Arts Council Writer's Work-in-Progress Grant for "Between Shining Waters"
2014 Canada Council for the Arts Grant for "Between Shining Waters"
2008-2009 Indiana University Bloomington Neal-Marshall Fellowship in Creative Writing (Fiction)

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Notable Lines

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Experienced Writer, Editor, Teacher, and Graphic Designer

  • work2013 - Present

    Urban Farmhouse Press


    Founded literary book publisher of poetry, science fiction, and fiction titles. Edit manuscripts and decide upon titles to publish. Manage finances for company as well as manage a group of genre-based editors. Primary marketer and book designer.

  • work2013 - Present


    Research Consultant

    Researched institution characteristics via web and inputted data for private vendor database. Work conducted and completed in English, French, and Norwegian language.

  • work2013 - 2015

    Rochester College

    Librarian and Adjunct English Faculty

    Provided reference, circulation manager, DALnet project manager, and student worker supervisor, taught information literacy course(s) on-line. Designed and taught senior capstone writing course, member of degree curriculum revision committee, member of creative writing curriculum development committee.

  • work2013

    Baker College

    Adjunct English Instructor

    designed and taught two sections of English Composition I.

  • IUIndiana University (Bloomington) 2008-2013

    Creative Writing

    Masters of Fine Arts.

    Degree Awarded June 2013.Extensive coursework in fiction composition and poetry composition. Literature coursework in Early Modern Literature, Dictionaries and Lexicography, American Modern Literature, history of the book, and Digital Publications.

  • IUIndiana University (Bloomington) 2010-2012

    Library Science

    Masters of Library Science.

    Degree Awarded December 2012. Coursework in collection development, public library management, information literacy, library service assessment, PHP development, and web-based library services.

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