Carson Pytell

Writer | Albany, NY

Instagram: @carsonpytell

Twitter: @CPytell93

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Carson Pytell is a Pushcart Prize and Best of the Net nominated writer living outside Albany, NY whose work has appeared widely in such venues as The Heartland Review, Sheila-Na-Gig, The Adirondack Review, Cruel Garters, Perceptions Magazine, White Wall Review, Rabid Oak, Backchannels, Ethel Zine, NōD Magazine, The Virginia Normal and Book of Matches, among others. He serves as Assistant Editor of the journal Coastal Shelf and participated in the Tupelo Press 30/30 Project during December of 2020.

His chapbook releases are First-Year (Alien Buddha Press, 2020), Trail (Guerrilla Genesis Press, 2020), The Gold That Stays (Cyberwit, 2021) and Sketching (Impspired, 2021), Tomorrow Everyday, Yesterday Too (Anxiety Press, 2022) and A Little Smaller Than the Final Quark (Bullshit Lit, 2022).

When he isn’t writing, reading or sleeping, Carson enjoys silent and foreign film, the music of Townes Van Zandt, the art of Nicolas Martin and the politics of absolutely no one.

Latest from the Blog:

Carson Pytell is Alien Buddha Press’ Featured Artist for October 2020

Originally posted on Alien Buddha Press:
ABP– Thank you for taking this interview, Carson. Early this past summer, Alien Buddha Press had the privilege of publishing your book First-Year. The collection now has a perfect 5-star rating on Amazon, and has sold quite well. What can you tell us about “First-Year”? What was the process…

A Fevers of the Mind Quick-9 Interview with Carson Pytell

Originally posted on Fevers of the Mind:
with Carson Pytell: Q1: When did you start writing and first influences? Carson: I was roommates with a man named Larry for a short time in the Summer of 2014. I was into the Beats. I was reading William Burroughs Jr’s Speed/Kentucky Ham. He asked what I was…

Carson Pytell: Best of Poetry Showcase

Originally posted on Fevers of the Mind:
Photo from Jeremy Bishop (unsplash) Cosmological Theorizing on Jackson St A Best of the Net Nominee first published in Sparkedlitmag April 2021 My attention snagged by a Pop! First sight: a parasol. The day, stormy, the fabric thin as patience and floral, dragged by wind as though leashed…

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