Why I Kick At Night
was the winner of the 2004 Portlandia Group Poetry Chapbook Contest.
He has received fellowships from Ragdale Foundation, VCCA, and Blue
Mountain Center, and was one of the founding editors of the literary
His work is
represented in the Penguin textbook Literature as Meaning,
Flicker and Spark, Poetry
Nation, Poetry After 9/11,
This New Breed, Latin
Saints of Hysteria,
as well as in many literary journals.
His translations, in collaboration with Guillermo Castro, of poems
by Olga Orozco have appeared in
U.S. Latino Review,
Drummond grew up
in Wantagh, New York, received a B.S. in Theatre Arts at
Northwestern University and lives in New York City where he works as
a computer graphics specialist. He is an active supporter of
Bellevue Hospital Pediatric Clinic’s literacy program Reach Out And
Read, and has been a member of the Macondo Workshop since 2005.