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Buffy Aakaash

Published Poet & Writer


Author of Untangling the Knots

Nominated for the Vermont Book Awards


December 2022

Untangling the Knots

... published by Kelsay Books. This 20-poem chapbook arose out of the previously published poem, "How to Untangle a Knot." It was birthed in the lonely isolation of a pandemic in the winter of 2020.

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December 2022

Solstice: A winter anthology
by Devil's Party Press

Includes three of my poems -- Beneath the Stars I Release, Hibernation, and On Lake Washington: The Duck


Spring 2023

Come Sail Away anthology
by fifth wheel press

"Las Olas," a short poem about our Grandmother the Ocean. Published in late spring 2023 by fifth wheel press, "an independent community-focused publisher of art and writing by queer, trans, and gender non-conforming creatives."


 Upcoming Publications 


Stay Tuned... more to come.

About Buffy Aakaash

Buffy Aakaash grew up around hills and lakes in New Jersey west of New York City. He has lived as a queer man in both big cities and small remote towns throughout the US since then. His work has been published in numerous online and printed publications. Buffy was the 2022 recipient of Poetry Society of Vermont's "Marian Gleason Memorial Award" for his poem, The Beauty Before UsHe currently resides in the Green Mountains of Central Vermont, with his canine companion, Bodhi.

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