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Currently located in Eugene, Oregon, Sean Bentley has published three collections: GRACE & DESOLATION (Cune Press 1996), INSTANCES (Confluence Press 1979), and INTO THE BRIGHT OASIS (Jawbone Press 1976).

His poems have appeared in Mudlark, The Literary Nest, Sheila-Na-Gig, Azure, Snow Monkey, Switched-on Gutenberg, The Cape Rock, Poet Lore, Crab Creek Review, Seattle Review, Third Coast Magazine, Painted Bride Quarterly, Poetry Northwest, Northwest Review, Poetry NOW, Bellingham Review, Another Chicago Magazine, Coe Review, and many other magazines.

His work has also appeared in the anthologies PONTOON (Floating Bridge Press), PAGE TO PAGE : RETROSPECTIVES OF WRITERS FROM THE SEATTLE REVIEW (Univ. of Washington Press), IRON COUNTRY (Copper Canyon), INTRO 6 (Doubleday), ISLAND OF RIVERS (Pacific NW National Parks Assoc.), and DARKNESS AND LIGHT: PRIVATE WRITING AS ART (iUniverse).

From 1982 to 2002 he coedited the poetry magazine Fine Madness and its retrospective anthology, MARCH HARES (2002).

Sean also presides over the blog Eff-Stop Local: Small Radius Travel, which primarily showcases his photography but also occasionally features a poem. Here are a few: