Born: August 29 1943 in Klamath Falls Oregon, USA
Resides: Bigfork, Montana, USA
E-mail: carter (dot) stevejan(at)yahoo(dot)com
Steven Carter is a retired emeritus professor of English and former Senior Fulbright Fellow at two Polish Universities, having taught for thirty-eight years. The author of over forty published books, he is the recipient of numerous literary awards, including the Schachterle Prize presented by the Society for Literature and Science, and the Eric Hoffer Foundation's Montaigne Medal. Carter has also been recognized for his work in Japanese short-form poetry, namely haiku and haibun. Carter and his wife Janice split the year between Tucson, Arizona, and Bigfork, Montana.
Awards and Other Honors: The Schachterle Prize presented by the American National Society for Literature and Science (1989); UNESCO's Nuove Lettere International Poetry and Literature Prize (2000 and 2001); The Eric Hoffer Foundation's Montaigne Medal (2013); First Prize in the 2012 British International Haiku competition (haibun section); Second Prize in the 2012 Irish Haiku Society International haiku competition.
Books Published: Collected Prose Poems and Others volumes I-XX (Alba Publishing UK 2015-18)); Game Changers (Red Moon Press 2018); The Metaphysical Faire (Red Moon Press 2018); Collected Aphorisms and Meditations (Alba, 2018); My Words for It: Poems (Red Moon Press 2018).
Credits: "Rising wind" - A Green Pebble, Alba Publishing (2016); "Nobody looking" - Paper Doors, Red Moon Press (2013); "Yellow but cold" - Snow Moon, Alba Publishing (2011); "Fast-moving storm" - Pillars of Fire, Alba Publishing (2013); "Darkness on darkness" - Snow Moon, Alba Publishing (2011); "Leap" - Paper Doors, Red Moon Press (2013).