Tony Barnstone

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Tony Barnstone is a Professor of English at Whittier College. He is a poet, essayist, literary translator, and the author of eighteen books, including Impure (1999); the chapbook Naked Magic (2002); Sad Jazz: Sonnets (2005); The Golem of Los Angeles (2007); Tongue of War: From Pearl Harbor to Nagasaki (2009); a bilingual selected poetry, Buda en Llamas/Buddha in Flames: Antología Poética (2014), translated by Mariano Zaro; Beast in the Apartment (2014); and the graphic poetry collection Pulp Sonnets (2015), based on twenty years of research into classic pulp fiction, Gothic literature, B movies and comic books, illustrated by Amin Mansouri. His awards include NEA, NEH, California Arts Council, the Poets Prize, and Grand Prize of the Strokestown International Poetry Festival Competition.