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Jim Barnes

Author's Bio

Truman State University Press first-round judge for the T. S. Eliot Prize, former Brigham Young University Distinguished Professor of English and Creative Writing, fluent in English, French, German, and Choctaw, over 200 readings in the U.S., France, Germany, Guam, Japan, and Korea, Oklahoma Poet Laureate 2009/2010

Publications and Prizes

Visiting Picasso (University of Illinois Press, 2007), On a Wing of the Sun (University of Illinois Press, 2001), Numbered Days (New Odyssey Press, 1999), Paris (University of Illinois Press, 1997), Sawdust War (University of Illinois Press, 1992), La Plata Cantata (Purdue University Press, 1989), A Season of Loss (Purdue University Press, 1985), The American Book of the Dead (University of Illinois Press, 1982)
Approaching Literature in the 21st Century (Bedford Books, 2005), 250 Poems: A Portable Anthology (Bedford Books, 2003)
Kenyon Review, North American Review, Poetry, Quarterly West, Sewanee Review, Southwest Review, The Nation, TriQuarterly
NEA in Poetry, two Rockefeller/Bellagio fellowships, two Camargo Foundation fellowships, Munich Kulturreferat Fellowship, Schloss Solitude Fellowship, Senior Fulbright Fellowship, Oklahoma Book Award, The Translation Prize

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Listing last updated: October 30, 2016

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Listed as:
Fiction Writer, Poet
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Travels for readings?
Identifies as:
Native American
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Born in:
Summerfield, OK
Raised in:
Summerfield, OK

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