Chamberlain, Kent Clair 1943-

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CHAMBERLAIN, Kent Clair 1943-


Born January 22, 1943, in Abilene, KS; son of Clarence Edward, Jr. and Lucille Michelle (Barkyoumb) Chamberlain. Education: Attended Southern Oregon College (now University), 1961-64; Merritt David College of Business, diploma in junior accounting, 1973. Politics: Democrat.


Home—625 Holly St., Ashland, OR 97520-2927.


Aquarius Enterprises, proprietor, 1981; Conscientious Yark Work, Ashland, OR, chief executive officer, beginning 1985. United Amateur Press, past president.


United Amateur Press Association of America (president, 1980-81), American Association of Retired Persons, Oregon State Poetry Association (life member), Fossils.


First-place quarterly award, United Amateur Press Association of America; American Poets Fellowship Society trophy.


Rarely Published, Blue Willow Press, 1977.

Phaer Wind, Pauper Press, 1992.

Also author of Ships Bound for Where and Winter's Bird, Prairie Poets Press. Work represented in anthologies. Contributor to periodicals, including Aim, Atrocity, Danger, Blind Man's Rainbow, Muse Letter, Object Lesson, Ozark Muse, Poetic Realm, Silkscreen, and Sunflower Dream.*