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Gibbons Ruark

Author's Bio

Eight collections of poems;readings in half of the 50 states, District of Columbia, Republic of Ireland, Northern Ireland; 40-year teaching career, now retired in birthplace of Raleigh, North Carolina

Publications and Prizes

Books:
Staying Blue (Lost Hills Books, 2008), Passing Through Customs: New and Selected Poems (Louisiana State University Press, 1999), Rescue the Perishing (Louisiana State University Press, 1991), Keeping Company (Johns Hopkins University Press, 1983), Reeds (Texas Tech University Press, 1978), A Program for Survival (University of Virginia Press, 1971)
Journals:
New Republic, Poetry Chicago, Shenandoah, The New Yorker
Prizes:
3 NEA Fellowships, Saxifrage Prize for Keeping Company, Pushcart Prize, Residencies at Tyrone Guthrie Centre in Ireland

Gibbons Ruark Resume

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Listing last updated: April 20, 2014

More Information

Listed as:
Poet
Gives readings?
Yes
Travels for readings?
Yes
Identifies as:
Irish American
Prefers to work with:
Any
Fluent in:
English
Born in:
Raleigh, NC
Raised in:
NC

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