Phil Boiarski

BoiarskiPhil Boiarski was born in Wheeling, W. Va. in 1945. His chapbook Coal & Ice was published by the now defunct Yellow Pages Press in 1980. The revised second edition is now available at Amazon. ( He has also collaborated with artists to produce poetry multimedia, including “Cornered” a three-dimensional poem created with paper artist D. Lipetz and published by bookmaker, the Logan Elm Press and Industrial Strength a performance piece set in a working factory. Boiarski has published his poems and stories for forty years in small magazines and literary journals. His work has appeared in The Paris Review, The California Quarterly, The Rocky Mountain Review, Aspen Anthology, Indiana Writes, The Ohio Journal, The Minnesota Review, Green House, Handbook, and online @blackcatpoems, & translated into a dozen languages. He has written and produced several plays, fiction and non-fiction. He earned a BA from The Ohio State University and an MFA from Goddard College. Most recently, his work was featured in OFF_Anthologie, an international journal & The Tangled Bank, Love, Wonder & Evolution, an Australian Anthology honoring Darwin’s Bicentennial.

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