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Simmons B Buntin

10367 E. Sixto Molina Lane
Tucson, Arizona, United States


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Simmons B. Buntin is the founding editor of A Journal of the Built & Natural Environments, an award-winning international journal at

His own American terrain has varied from the rolling hardwood hills of Maryland to the flagstone trails of the Colorado Front Range, the scrub oak hammocks of Central Florida to the thorny scarps of the Sonoran desert, where he lives today in Tucson, Arizona.

His passions include sustainable urban design, hiking, photography, and his wife and two daughters.

His first book of poetry, Riverfall (, was published in May 2005 by Ireland's Salmon Publishing.

His poetry has also appeared in numerous North American journals and anthologies, including Canadian Bulletin of Medical History, New Mexico Humanities Review, Southern Hmanities Review, Sou'wester, The Trumpeter, Utah Holiday Magazine, Mercy of Tides: Poems for a Beach House (Salt Marsh Pottery Press), and Writing the Future: Progress & Evolution (MIT Press).

He is also a recipient of the Colorado Artists Fellowship for Poetry.

Interests: Poetry, essay, creative non-fiction, environmental literature

Published writer: Yes

Freelance: Yes


Published works:


  • The Last Harvest in Sou'wester
  • Coyote in Sou'wester
  • Letter from Charles Darwin to His Sister
  • Indigo Bunting in Southern Humanities Review
  • Poetry

  • Riverfall