Bibliography



Books of Poetry

Candling the Eggs, Brunswick, Maine: Shanti Arts LLC, forthcoming.
The View of the River, Hemet, California: Kelsay Books/White Violet Press, Paperback, 2017.
Invocation, Beaumont, TX: Lamar University Literary Press, Paperback, 2015.
Velocity, Chicago, IL: Virtual Artists Collective, Paperback, 2013.
Huang Po and the Dimensions of Love, Carbondale, IL: Southern Illinois University Press, Paperback, 2012.
Winding Paths Worn through Grass, Chicago, IL: Virtual Artists Collective, Paperback, 2012.
Luminous Dream, Cave Spring, GA: FutureCycle Press, Paperback, 2010.
Veils of the Divine, Newtown, CT: Hanover Press, Paperback, 2003.
The New Life, West Hartford, CT: Plinth Books, Cloth and Paperback, 1998.
For the Dance, Easthampton, MA: Adastra Press, Letterpress Limited Edition, 1991.
New Haven Poems, Hamden, CT: Connecticut Fireside Press, Wraps, 1977.

Poetry Chapbooks

Things I Know I Love: Odes to Food, Georgetown, KY: Finishing Line Press, Wraps, 2015.
Blessing and Homage, Chicago, IL & Charlestown, MA: Timberline Press, Letterpress Limited Edition, 2012.
Mount Toby Poems, Fulton, MO: Timberline Press, Letterpress Limited Edition, 2009.
Snow Geese: A Mountain Poem, Hartford, CT: Andrew Mountain Press (Poem-in-a-Pamphlet Series), Wraps, 1996.
Waking Up the Ducks, Easthampton, MA: Adastra Press, Letterpress Limited Edition, 1987.
Of What We’re Given, Guilford, CT: Dunk Rock Books, Wraps, 1980.

Books of Poetry in Translation

The Daodejing by David Breeden, Steven Schroeder, and Wally Swist, Beaumont, TX: Lamar University Press, Paperback, 2015.

Books of Haiku

The Windbreak Pine: New and Uncollected Haiku, 1985-2015, Ormskirk, U.K.: Snapshot Press, Paperback, 2016.
The Silence Between Us: The Selected Haiku of Wally Swist, Decatur, IL: Brooks Books, Paperback, 2005.
The Mown Meadow: First Selected Haiku and Sequences, 1977-1994, San Diego, CA: Los Hombres Press, Paperback, 1996.

Haiku Chapbooks

The White Rose, Fulton, MO: Timberline Press, Letterpress Limited Edition, 2000.
Train Whistle, Aylmer, Quebec, Canada: Proof Press, Wraps, 1996.
Blowing Reeds, Fulton, MO: Timberline Press, Letterpress Limited Edition, 1995.
The Gristmill’s Trough, Richland Center, WI: Hummingbird Press, Wraps, 1991.
Sugaring Buckets, Battle Ground, IN: High/Coo Press, Cloth and Wraps, 1989.
Unmarked Stones, Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada: Burnt Lake Press, Letterpress Limited Edition, 1988.
Chimney Smoke, La Crosse, WI: Juniper Press, Letterpress Limited Edition, 1988.

Nonfiction/Memoir

Singing for Nothing from Street to Street: Selected Nonfiction as Literary Memoir, Brooklyn, NY: The Operating System, forthcoming.

Scholarly Monograph

The Friendship of Two New England Poets, Robert Frost and Robert Francis: A Lecture Presented at the Robert Frost Farm in Derry, New
Hampshire
, Lewiston, NY: The Edwin Mellen Press, Hardcover/Library Buckram, 2009.

Children's Book

Moscow Ballet's Great Russian Nutcracker, Illustrated by Olga Larionova, Adapted by Susan Dunlap, Edited by Wally Swist, Produced by Dan Talmi, Designed by Aldo Gonzalez, Pittsfield, MA: The Great Moscow Ballet/Talmi Entertainment, Hardcover, 2012.

Short Documentary Biographical Film

In Praise of the Earth: The Poetry of Wally Swist produced by award-winning filmmaker Elizabeth Wilda, Hadley, MA: WildArts, 24 Minutes, 2008.

Audiobook

Open Meadow: Odes to Nature, Monterey, MA: Berkshire Media Arts, Audiobook, 65 poems, 79 minutes, 2012.

Play

"The Torn Shirt," Galway, Ireland: The Galway Review, Online, 2016.

Anthology Appearances

World Enough Writers Ice Cream Anthology, Patricia Fargnoli, Editor, Kingston, WA: World Enough Writers/Concrete Wolf, 2016.
A Mighty Room: A Collection of Poems Written in Emily Dickinson's Bedroom, Michael Medeiros, Editor, Introduction by Jane Wald, Amherst, MA: Emily Dickinson Museum, 2015.
Weatherings, Robert S. King & David Chorlton, Editors, Lexington, KY: FutureCycle Press (Good Works Series), 2015.
Pushing the Envelope: Epistolary Poems, Jonas Zdanys, Editor, Beaumont, Texas: Lamar University Press, 2015.
Lay Bare the Canvas: New England Poets on Art, Providence, RI: The Poetry Loft/Providence Public Library, 2014.
Haiku in English: The First Hundred Years, Jim Kacian, Philip Rowland, and Allan Burns, Editors, Introduction by Billy Collins, New York, NY: W. W. Norton & Company, 2013.
Where the River Goes: The Nature Tradition in English Language Haiku, Allan Burns, Editor, Liverpool, U.K.: Snapshot Press, 2013.
Sunken Garden Poetry: 1992-2011, Middletown, CT: Wesleyan University Press, 2012.
American Society: What Poets See, Hayesville, NC: FutureCycle Press (Good Works Series), 2013.
Fair Warning: Leo Connellan and His Poetry, Sheila Murphy and Marilyn Nelson, Editors, Tokyo, Japan: Printed Matter, 2011.
Solace in So Many Words, Glenview, IL: Hourglass Books/Weighed Words LLC, 2011.
What's Nature Got to Do with Me?: Staying Wildly Sane in a Mad World, Prescott, AZ: Native West Press, 2011.
The Light in Ordinary Things, Berkeley, CA: Fearless Books, 2009.
From the Other World: Poems in Memory of James Wright, Duluth, MN: Lost Hills Books, 2008.
Terebess Asia Online, Budapest, Hungary: Terebess Asia Online [TAO], 2008.
Haiku schreiben: Einfuhrung in die Kunst den Augenblick in Worte zu fassen, Lonnie Hill DuPont, Editor, Hamburg, Germany: Haiku Verlag, 2004.
Proposing on the Brooklyn Bridge: Poems About Marriage, Ginny Lowe Connors, Editor, Hartford, CT: Grayson Books, 2003.
The Duchess of Malfi’s Apricots and Other Literary Fruits, Robert Palter, Editor, Columbia, SC: University of South Carolina Press, 2002.
Haiku: Ancient and Modern, Jackie Hardy, Editor, Rutland, VT: Charles E. Tuttle & Company, Inc., 2002.
Intimate Kisses: The Poetry of Sexual Pleasure, Wendy Maltz, Editor, Foreword by Thomas Moore, Novato, CA: New World Library, 2001.
Stories from Where We Live: The North Atlantic Coast, Sara St. Antoine, Editor, Minneapolis, MN: Milkweed Editions, 2000.
The Haiku Anthology, Cor van den Heuvel, Editor, New York, NY: W. W. Norton & Company, Inc., 1999.
Haiku sans frontieres, Andre Duhaime, Editor and Translator, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada: Les Editions David, 1998.
Anthology of Magazine Verse and Yearbook of American Poetry, Beverly Hills, CA: Monitor Book Company, 1997.
Haiku World: An International Poetry Almanac, William Higginson, Editor, Tokyo, Japan & New York, NY: Kodansha International, 1996.
Place of the Long River: A Connecticut River Anthology of Poetry and Prose with Views from the Source to the Sound, Jim Lee, Editor and Master Printer, Glastonbury, CT: Blue Moon Press, 1995.
A Haiku Path: The Haiku Society of America, 1968-1988, HSA Twentieth Anniversary Book Committee, New York, NY: Haiku Society of America, 1994.
Haiku Moment: An Anthology of Contemporary North American Haiku, Bruce Ross, Editor, Rutland, VT: Charles E. Tuttle & Company, Inc., 1993.
Five Connecticut Poets: Joseph Payne Brennan, Gerene Freeman, Richard Geller, Robert Shaw, and Wally Swist, Albert Calhan, Editor, Hamden, CT: Connecticut Fireside Press, 1975.

Broadsides

"Heirloom," Berkeley, CA: Littoral Press, Letterpress Limited Edition, 2015.
"Tone Poem for Summer Solstice," Charlestown, MA: Timberline Press, Letterpress Limited Edition, 2012.
"The Other Side of the Glass," Hartford, CT: University of Hartford, Letterpress Limited Edition, 2011.
"Ode to Elizabeth Park," Glastonbury, CT: Blue Moon Press, Letterpress Limited Edition, 2011.
"For Walt Whitman," Fulton, MO: Timberline Press, Letterpress Limited Edition, 2010.
“To Psyche," Northampton, MA: Drive-By Poets, 2008.
“Putting Up the Mailbox,” Fulton, MO: Timberline Press, Letterpress Limited Edition, 2007.
“The Energy Level,” Northampton, MA: Drive-By Poets, 2005.
“Heron,” Hartford, CT: Hartford Public Library, 2003.
“Accompaniment,” Easthampton, MA: Adastra Press, Letterpress Limited Edition, 2003.
“In You,” Jamaica, VT: Bull Thistle Press, Letterpress Limited Edition, 1995.
“old man sweeping” [3 Haiku], Richmond, MA: Mad River Press, Letterpress Limited Edition, 1988.
"Twelve Haiku," Amherst, MA, 1981.

Selected Essays and Reviews

Review of Not Asking what if--Selected & New, Adele Kenny, Libertyville, IL: Frogpond: The Journal of the Haiku Society of America, Issue 39:3, 2017, Christopher Pachtel, Editor.
Foreword for A Staff to the Pilgrim: Meditations on the Way with Nine Celtic Saints, Father Gabrield Cooper Rochelle, Emmaus, Pennsylvania: Golden Alley Press, 2016, Nancy Sayre, Editor.
"The Art and Necessity of Festschrift: Fair Warning: Leo Connellan and His Poetry and a Review of Leo Connellan's Death in Lobsterland," New York, New York: The Operating System, April 2016, Lynne DeSilva-Johnson, Editor.
Essay/review, entitled "Poetic Alchemy: Wislawa Szymborska's Map: Collected and Last Poems, Chicago, IL: all roads will lead you home, 2015, Steven Schroeder, Editor.
Review of The Kingfisher's Reign by Jonas Zdanys, Connecticut River Review, Hartford, CT: The Connecticut Poetry Society/Connecticut River Review, 2012, Patricia Mottola, Editor.
Review of Death in Lobsterland by Leo Connellan, Originally Published in The New Haven Advocate (September 1978), Fair Warning: Leo Connellan and His Poetry, Tokyo, Japan: Printed Matter, 2011, Sheila Murphy and Marilyn Nelson, Editors.
"A Reminiscence of Robert Spiess: The Tao of Compassion and a Level Gaze," Santa Fe, NM: Modern Haiku, Summer 2011, Charles Trumbull, Editor.
"The Friendship of Robert Frost and Robert Francis: High-pressure Weather and Country Air," Orono, ME: Puckerbrush Review, Puckerbrush Press, xxi, ii, Winter/Spring 2003, Constance Hunting, Editor.
Mountain by John Wills, Aylmer, Quebec, Canada: Raw Nervz Haiku, Proof Press, Volume 5, Number 2, Summer 1998, Dorothy Howard, Editor.
"The Conclusion of the Grail Legend, Trout Fishing, and the Art of Writing Haiku Poetry," Ocolind iazul/Round the Pond, Antologie de/An Anthology by Ion Codrescu, Editor, Constanta, Romania, Editura Muntenia, 1994.
"Tuning Fork on the Sidewalk of Dreams:" Bert Meyers's The Wild Olive Tree & The Blue Cafe, Praises, Chicago, IL: Poetry East, Number Thirty-Four, Fall 1992, Richard Jones, Editor.