Bobby Byrd

Poet

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

Author's Bio

I make a good pot of beans.

Publications & Prizes

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)
Books:
Otherwise, My Life Is Ordinary (Cinco Puntos Press, 2014)
,
White Panties, Dead Friends and Other Bits & Pieces of Love (Cinco Puntos Press, 2006)
,
The Price of Doing Business in Mexico (Cinco Puntos Press, 1998)
,
On the Transmigration of Souls in El Paso (Cinco Puntos Press, 1993)
,
Get Some Fuses for the House (North Atlantic Books, 1987)
Prizes won: 

NEA Fellowship, D.H. Lawrence Fellowship, International Fellowship funded by NEA and Belles Artes of Mexico, Lannan Fellowship for Cultural Freedom

More Information

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 update: Feb 12, 2014