Keith Gaboury


Oakland, CA 94609

Author's Bio

Keith Mark Gaboury earned a M.F.A. in creative writing from Emerson College, a M.A. in English from San Francisco State University, and a B.A. in English from Baker University. His poems have appeared in such literary publications as Poetry Quarterly and New Millennium Writings along with chapbooks from Duck Lake Books and The Pedestrian Press. He has a forthcoming chapbook from Finishing Line Press. Keith lives in Oakland, California.

Publications & Prizes

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Barely South Review
Boston Poetry Magazine
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Fredericksburg Literary and Art Review
Full of Crow
Garfield Lake Review
Green House
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Literary Juice
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The Birds We Piled Loosely
The Ear
The Gambler
Tiny Seed Literary Journal
Write From Wrong Magazine
Prizes won: 

1) The 40th New Millennium Writings Poetry Contest (Honorable Mention): "The Milky Way in L.A."

 2) The 2017 Green House Poetry Prize Finalist (Orange Quarterly): "City Brain" 

 3) 2017 Rebecca Lard Award Finalist (Poetry Quarterly): "Project Echo" 

4) Monthly Muse #4 Award Winner (New Millennium Writings): "Beginnings"

Personal Favorites

Favorite authors: 
Camille Dungy, Albert Goldbarth, Maxine Chernoff, Russell Edson, Matthew Dickman, James Tate, Italo Calvino, B.H. Fairchild, Richard Wright

More Information

Gives readings: 
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Identifies as: 
Canadian, Feminist, French, Irish American, White
Prefers to work with: 
Adults, Children, Disability, LGBTQ, Schools, Teachers, Teenagers
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Born in: 
Berkeley, CA
Raised in: 
Olathe, KS
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Last update: Sep 24, 2021