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Born to an American mother and a Canadian father, Roxborough began writing at 14 when his 16-year old brother ran away from home and left him a copy of Bob Dylan's Greatest Hits. 


Subsequent influences and inspirtions have been Jack Kerouac, Walt Whitman, Georgia O'Keefe, D.T. Suzuki, Duke Ellington, Emily Dickinson, Carl Jung, Paramahansa Yogananda, R. Buckminster Fuller, Alan Watts, Samuel Beckett, Daniel Lanois, Bill Hicks, Jonathan Swift, John Muir, Marcel Duchamp, and bill bissett.


An award-winning performance poet and three-time Pushcart Prize nominee, Rox is presently fine-tuning manuscripts about water, impermanence, Zen, an imaginary friend, and New York City.


He is currently Editor and Creative Director for NeoPoiesis Press and resides on an island in Puget Sound.


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