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Reginald Gibbons

Reginald Gibbons

Author's Bio

Reginald Gibbons is the author of nine full-length volumes of poetry, two chapbooks, a novel, a collection of very short fiction, and numerous translations and edited books. He teaches at Northwestern University and in the MFA Program for Writers at Warren Wilson College.

Publications and Prizes

Books:
Slow Trains Overhead: Chicago Poems and Stories (University of Chicago Press, 2015), Slow Trains Overhead: Chicago Poems and Stories (University of Chicago Press, 2010), Euripides, Bacchae (translation), Complete Euripides IV (Oxford University Press, 2009), Creatures of a Day (Louisiana State University Press, 2008), Sophocles, Selected Poems: Odes and Fragments (translation) (Princeton University Press, 2008), Antigone (translation) (Oxford University Press, 2003), Sweetbitter (Louisiana State University Press, 2003), It's Time (Louisiana State University Press, 2002), Selected Poems of Luis Cernuda (Sheep Meadow Press, 2002), Homage to Longshot O'Leary (Holy Cow! Press, 1999), Sparrow (Louisiana State University Press, 1997), New Writing from Mexico (Northwestern University Press, 1992), The Poet's Work (University of Chicago Press, 1989), From South Africa: New Writing, Photographs and Art (University of Chicago Press, 1986), The Writer in Our World (Atlantic Monthly Press, 1985), Guillen on Guillen: The Poetry and the Poet (Princeton University Press, 1979)
Journals:
American Poetry Review, Atlantic Monthly, Harper's, Poetry Magazine, The New Republic, The Southern Review
Prizes:
* Finalist, 2008 National Book Award in poetry * O. B. Hardison, Jr., Poetry Prize, Folger Shakespeare Library, 2004 * Fellowships from Guggenheim Foundation and National Endowment for the Arts

Reginald Gibbons Resume

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Listing last updated: December 1, 2013

More Information

Listed as:
Fiction Writer, Poet
Gives readings?
Yes
Travels for readings?
Yes
Prefers to work with:
Any
Fluent in:
Spanish
Born in:
Houston, TX
Raised in:
Houston, TX

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