Scott Bailey

4576 Highway 540
Raleigh, MS 39153

Author's Bio

Scott Bailey is the author of Thus Spake Gigolo (NYQ Books, 2014). He grew up in Raleigh, Mississippi, in a family of preachers and carpenters. His poems and co-translations of Latin American Poets have appeared in journals, such as "The Adirondack Review," "Chelsea,” “The Cortland Review," "Exquisite Corpse," “Indiana Review,” "The Journal," "Meridian," "New York Quarterly," “Poetry International,” “Prism International,” and "Verse Daily,” among others. His degrees include a B.A. in English, and an M.A. in Creative Writing from the University of Southern Mississippi, an M.F.A. in Creative Writing from New York University, and a Ph.D. in English from Florida State University. Bailey has received fellowships from Florida State University, The Mississippi Arts Commission, New York University, and The Valparaiso Foundation in Spain.

Publications and Prizes

Thus Spake Gigolo
(NYQ Books, 2014)
Bend, Don't Shatter
(Soft Skull Press, 2003)
, In Our Own Words: A Generation Defining Itself
(MW Enterprises, 2005)
, Poetic Voices Without Borders
(Gival Press, 2005)
2River View, 42opus, Adirondack Review, Chelsea, Cortland Review, Exquisite Corpse, Harpur Palate, Indiana Review, Meridian, Poems Niederngasse, Poetry International, PRISM International, Segue, Southeast Review, Southern Quarterly, The Journal, The New York Quarterly

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Raleigh, MS
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Last updated: Aug 02, 2018