Bobby Byrd

Cinco Puntos Press
El Paso, TX 79901
Phone: 
(915) 838-1625

Author's Bio

I make a good pot of beans.

Publications and Prizes

Books: 
Get Some Fuses for the House
(North Atlantic Books, 1987)
, On the Transmigration of Souls in El Paso
(Cinco Puntos Press, 1993)
, Otherwise, My Life Is Ordinary
(Cinco Puntos Press, 2014)
, The Price of Doing Business in Mexico
(Cinco Puntos Press, 1998)
, The Price of Doing Business in Mexico
(Cinco Puntos Press, 1998)
, 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)
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 Won: 
NEA Fellowship, D.H. Lawrence Fellowship, International Fellowship funded by NEA and Belles Artes of Mexico, Lannan Fellowship for Cultural Freedom

Reviews, Recordings, and Interviews

More Information

Listed as: 
Poet
Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Prefers to work with: 
Adults
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Memphis
Raised in: 
Memphis, TN
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Last updated: Feb 12, 2014