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Larry D. Thomas

Author's Bio

The 2008 Texas Poet Laureate, Larry D. Thomas has published ten collections of poems. His most recent collections are New and Selected Poems (TCU Press 2008) and The Circus (online chapbook published by Right Hand Pointing 2008). He is a member of the Texas Institute of Letters.

Publications and Prizes

Books:
New and Selected Poems (Texas Christian University Press, 2008), The Fraternity of Oblivion (Timberline Press, 2008), Stark Beauty (Timberline Press, 2005), Where Skulls Speak Wind (Texas Review Press, 2004), The Woodlanders (Pecan Grove Press, 2002), Amazing Grace (Texas Review Press, 2001), Lighthouse Keeper (Timberline Press, 2001)
Chapbooks:
The Circus (Right Hand Pointing, 2008), Eros (Slow Trains Literary Journal, 2007), With the Light of Apricots (Lily Literary Review Press, 2007)
Journals:
Borderlands: Texas Poetry Review, Christian Science Monitor, Concho River Review, Louisiana Literature, Midwest Quarterly, Rattle, REAL: Regarding Arts & Letters, Southwestern American Literature, Texas Review, Valparaiso Poetry Review
Prizes:
2004 Texas Review Poetry Prize 2004 Violet Crown Book Award 2003 Western Heritage Award 2001 Texas Review Poetry Prize

Larry D. Thomas Resume

Personal Favorites

What I'm Reading Now:
Best American Short Stories 2007 by Stephen King
Favorite Books:
Collected Poems of Ted Hughes Collected Poems of William Carlos Williams Collected Poems of Elizabeth Bishop Collected Poems of Sylvia Plath
Favorite Authors:
Ted Hughes Robert Lowell William Carlos Williams Elizabeth Bishop Sylvia Plath Mary Oliver Cormac McCarthy

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Listing last updated: May 17, 2011

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