Scott T. Starbuck

Scott T. Starbuck says, “The National Poetry Series accepting support from Exxon is like God asking Satan if he can spare some change for the cause.” A former fishing boat captain of the Starfisher in Depoe Bay, Oregon, he has been a writer-in-residence at The Sitka Center for Art and Ecology on Cascade Head, an Artsmith Fellow on Orcas Island, and a Friends of William Stafford Scholar at the 2014 “Speak Truth to Power” Fellowship of Reconciliation Seabeck Conference near Hood Canal. Starbuck’s Industrial Oz, a 90-page activist poetry book, is forthcoming from Fomite Press in Vermont. His blog Trees, Fish, and Dreams is at

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