A. M. Thompson
A. M. Thompson is an American poet/writer whose work has been published in Europe (Acumen, The Journal, Lotus Eater, The North, Staple, Vine Leaves) and the U.S. (ARDOR, Blast Furnace, Leopard Seal, Mezzo Cammin, Philosophy After Dark). Thompson’s short story, “Doppler Effect,” (under pen name H. Mystras) was a finalist for the 2014 Eric Hoffer Award and is included in Best New Writing 2014. The poem, “Burning Fallow Fields,” won Honorable Mention in the 2014 Robert Frost Foundation poetry contest. Thompson was a featured poet for Tupelo Press’ 30/30 poetry-writing marathon (Nov. 2013), and has poetry in Best of Vine Leaves 2013 and Best of Tupelo Press’ 30/30 (pub. late 2014).Thompson is married and lives outside Washington, DC with their teenage daughter, and earns a living editing certification exams for the American Nurses Credentialing Center.