About Your Speaker
Emmett Wheatfall lives in Portland, Oregon. He features, writes, records, publishes, and performs poetry to music. Fernwood Press, an imprint of Barclay Press has published 3 books of Emmett’s poetry. His collection titled As Clean as a Bone was published in May 2018. As Clean as a Bone was a 2019 Eric Hoffer Award Finalist as well as a da Vinci Eye award finalist.
Our Scarlet Blue Wounds is his latest collection and was published in November 2019. Our Scarlet Blue Wounds examines poetically American “Exceptionalism” considering today’s political, social, and economic constructs. With Extreme Prejudice, Lest We Forget June 2022 and poetry chapbook First Among Beautiful Stars in September 2023.
Emmett has recorded one non-lyrical (without music) poetry CD titled I Speak and four lyrical poetry (with music) CDs.