The Beat: Denton Loving and D.H. Lawrence

Knox Pods

Dec 21 2023 • 6 mins

Denton Loving is the author of Crimes Against Birds (Main Street Rag) and Tamp (Mercer University Press). He is also the editor of Seeking Its Own Level: an anthology of writings about water (MotesBooks). He holds a Master of Fine Arts in Writing and Literature from Bennington College. His work has appeared in Iron Horse Literary Review, The Kenyon Review, Tupelo Quarterly, Harvard Divinity Bulletin, The Threepenny Review, and Ecotone. He is a co-founder and editor at EastOver Press and its literary journal Cutleaf.

D.H. Lawrencewas born in 1885 in Eastwood, Nottinghamshire in England, and he died in 1930 at Vence in the south of France. Though Lawrence is best known for his novels—he’s the author of Lady Chatterley’s Lover and nearly a dozen others—he also published short stories, plays, essays, criticism, and more than a dozen collections of poetry.


Read "Copperhead," "Foundation," and "Hurtling"

Read "Humming-Bird"

Denton Loving

Denton Loving's website

"Five Poems by Denton Loving" at Salvation South

"Three Poems by Denton Loving" at Harvard Divinity Bulletin

"Under the Chestnut Tree" at Ecotone

Video: WANA (Writers Association of Northern Appalachia) Live! Reading Series featuring Denton Loving

Review of Tamp at Southern Review of Books

D.H. Lawrence

Bio, Poems, and Prose at The Poetry Foundation

Bio and Poems at

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