Robert Hill Long

2439 Harris Place
Eugene, OR 97405

Author's Bio

Robert Hill Long is the author of five books of poems and flash fiction/prose poems. He taught creative writing for 20 years, and now is a research administrator at the University of Oregon. His work has appeared in many journals since the 1973, and has been anthologized in Deer Drink the Moon, Birds in the Hand, Best American Poetry, and Flash Fiction.

Publications and Prizes

Books: 
The Effigies
(Plinth Books, 1998)
, The Kilim Dreaming
(Bear Star Press, 2010)
, The Power to Die
(Cleveland State University Poetry Center, 1987)
, The Work of the Bow
(Cleveland State University Poetry Center, 1997)
Anthologies: 
Best American Poetry
(Scribner, 1995)
, Birds in the Hand
(Knopf, 2004)
, Flash Fiction
(W. W. Norton & Company, 1992)
Journals: 
Manoa, The Prose Poem, Virginia Quarterly Review, Zyzzyva
Prizes Won: 
Dorothy Brunsman Prize 2010 NEA Poetry Fellow 1988, 2005 Balch Prize Virginia Quarterly Review 2005 Oregon Arts Commission Fellow 1997, 2011 Cleveland State University Poetry Center Prize 1995 NC Art Council Fellow 1986

Personal Favorites

What I'm Reading Now: 
The Amulet by Roberto Bolano
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Downbeat by
,
Ghost Alphabet by Al Maginnes
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Vintage Guitar by
,
Day of Digital Humanities 2011 by same (online)

More Information

Listed as: 
Fiction Writer, Poet
Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
English American, Scotch-Irish American
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Born in: 
Raleigh, United States
Raised in: 
Wilmington, NC, United States
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Last updated: Mar 24, 2011