Barter, Christian (1969 - )

Genre: Non-Fiction, Poetry

Poet Chris Barter was born (Jan. 5, 1969) and raised in Sullivan, in Hancock County, Maine, earning a B.A. in music composition from Bates College (1990) and an M.F.A. in writing from Vermont College. He lives in Bar Harbor where he works as a trail crew supervisor at Acadia National Park. He has also taught British literature and writing at the College of the Atlantic in Bar Harbor, and currently teaches at the Stone Coast Summer Writers Conference.

Barter was named by Poets & Writers as one of eighteen debut poets to make their mark in 2005. His poetry has been published in The Georgia Review, Notre Dame Review, Nebraska Review, The Literary Review, The Cafe Review, North American Review, The Louisville Review and The American Scholar.

Selected Bibliography

  • The Singers I Prefer (2005)
  • Acadia trails treatment plan : cultural landscape report for the historic hiking trail system of Acadia National Park, Maine (2006)