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Bobby Byrd

Author's Bio

I make a good pot of beans.

Publications and Prizes

Books:
Otherwise, My Life Is Ordinary (Cinco Puntos Press, 2014), White Panties, Dead Friends and Other Bits & Pieces of Love (Cinco Puntos Press, 2006), White Panties, Dead Friends and Other Bits & Pieces of Love (Cinco Puntos Press, 2006), The Price of Doing Business in Mexico (Cinco Puntos Press, 1998), The Price of Doing Business in Mexico (Cinco Puntos Press, 1998), On the Transmigration of Souls in El Paso (Cinco Puntos Press, 1993), Get Some Fuses for the House (North Atlantic Books, 1987)
Anthologies:
Puro Border: Dispatches, Snapshots and Grafitti from la Frontera (Cinco Puntos Press, 2003), The Late Great Mexican Border: Reports from a Disappearing Line (Cinco Puntos Press, 1996)
Prizes:
NEA Fellowship, D.H. Lawrence Fellowship, International Fellowship funded by NEA and Belles Artes of Mexico, Lannan Fellowship for Cultural Freedom

Personal Favorites

Favorite Authors:
Alice Notley, Philip Whalen, Paul Blackburn, Eileen Miles, Walt Whitman, William Carlos Williams, Joe Brainard, Ron Padget, Frank O'Hara, Laura Kasischke, etcetera.

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Listing last updated: February 12, 2014

More Information

Listed as:
Poet
Gives readings?
Yes
Travels for readings?
Yes
Prefers to work with:
Adults
Fluent in:
English
Born in:
Memphis, TN
Raised in:
Memphis, TN

Reviews, Recordings, and Interviews

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