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Larry O. Dean

Author's Bio

Born in Flint, Michigan. Attended the University of Michigan and Murray State University's low-residency MFA program. Author of full-length collection, Brief Nudity (Salmon Poetry, 2013). Chapbooks include Basic Cable Couplets (Silkworms Ink, 2012), About the Author (Mindmade Books, 2011), abbrev (Beard of Bees, 2011), and I Am Spam (Fractal Edge Press, 2004). Selected magazine publications include Berkeley Poetry Review, Passages North, Big Bridge, OCHO, and Artichoke Haircut. Also a critically-acclaimed songwriter, Dean has numerous CD releases to his credit, including Fables in Slang (2001) with Post Office and Fun with a Purpose (2009) with The Injured Parties.

Publications and Prizes

Books:
Brief Nudity (Salmon Poetry, 2013), I Am Spam (Fractal Edge Press, 2004)
Chapbooks:
Basic Cable Couplets (Silkworms Ink, 2012), abbrev (Beard of Bees, 2011), About the Author (Mindmade Books, 2011)
Anthologies:
Dogs Singing (Salmon Poetry (Ireland), 2010), on the no way road to tomorrow (Virtual Artists Collective, 2009), Hands on Stanzas: Anthology of Poetry (Poetry Center of Chicago, 2008), Hands on Stanzas: Anthology of Poetry (Poetry Center of Chicago, 2007), Hands on Stanzas: Anthology of Poetry (Poetry Center of Chicago, 2006), Hands on Stanzas: Anthology of Poetry (Poetry Center of Chicago, 2005), Writers at Work (National Writers Union, 2005), Hands on Stanzas: Anthology of Poetry (Poetry Center of Chicago, 2004), American Poetry Confronts the 1990s (Black Tie Press, 1990), Passages North Anthology (Milkweed Editions, 1990)
Journals:
Alehouse, Amaranth Review, Artichoke Haircut, Baltimore Is Reads, Barbaric Yawp, Berkeley Poetry Review, Big Bridge, Black Creek Review, Blue & Yellow Dog, California State Poetry Quarterly, Chiron Review, Clapboard House, Clark Street Review, Culebra, Dialogue, Dinosaur Bees, Dispatch Litareview, East Jasmine Review, Everyday Genius, Festival Writer, filling Station, First Class, Glens Falls Review, Gryphon, Haight-Ashbury Literary Journal, Hammers, Heavy Feather Review, Hemispheres, Hodgepodge, Impetus, InDigest, Keyhole, Kumquat Meringue, Lilliput Review, Lucid Moon, Maelstrom, Malcontent, Milk Sugar, Mind in Motion, Minotaur, Mockingbird, Monona Review, Montserrat Review, OCHO, Old City Cool, Ozone, Pacific Coast Journal, Packingtown Review, Paper Bag Poems, Passages North, Pegasus, Pigeon, Plastic Tower, Poetalk, Poetry at the 33, Poetry Flash, Poetry Motel, Poetry Peddler, quarter after, Red Rock Review, San Gabriel Valley Poetry Quarterly, scissors and spackle, Seeds, Sliced Bread, SlugFest, Stanley the Whale, Steelhead Special, Strong Coffee, The Acorn, The Battered Suitcase, The Brooklyner, The Cathartic, The Delinquent, The Logan Square Literary Review, The Stone Hobo, The Uncommon Sense, Tight, Tomorrow Magazine, Truly Fine, Used Furniture Review, Vincent Brothers Review, Way Station Magazine, why vandalism?, Writer's Gazette
Prizes:
2004 Hands on Stanzas Gwendolyn Brooks Award 1982-1983-1983 Avery & Jule Hopwood Awards

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Listing last updated: November 10, 2014

More Information

Listed as:
Poet
Gives readings?
Yes
Travels for readings?
Yes
Identifies as:
Caucasian, European American, Scandinavian American
Prefers to work with:
Adults, Children, Hospital patients, Teachers, Teenagers
Fluent in:
English
Born in:
Flint, MI
Raised in:
Flint, MI

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