Gibbons Ruark

1805 Warwood Court
Raleigh, NC 27612

Author's Bio

Nine 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: 
A Program for Survival
(University of Virginia Press, 1971)
, Keeping Company
(Johns Hopkins University Press, 1983)
, Passing Through Customs: New and Selected Poems
(Louisiana State University Press, 1999)
, Reeds
(Texas Tech University Press, 1978)
, Rescue the Perishing
(Louisiana State University Press, 1991)
, Staying Blue
(Lost Hills Books, 2008)
, The Road To Ballyvaughan
(Jacar Press, 2015)
Journals: 
New Republic, Poetry Chicago, Shenandoah, The New Yorker
Prizes Won: 
3 NEA Fellowships, Saxifrage Prize for Keeping Company, Pushcart Prize, Residencies at Tyrone Guthrie Centre in Ireland

More Information

Listed as: 
Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
Irish American
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Raleigh
Raised in: 
NC
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Last updated: Jul 29, 2016