Larry O. Dean

Poet

POB 13386
Chicago, IL 60613
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Author's Bio

Born in Flint, Michigan. Attended the University of Michigan and Murray State University's low-residency MFA program. Author of full-length collections Frequently Asked Questions (Salmon Poetry, 2020), Activities of Daily Living (Salmon Poetry, 2017) and Brief Nudity (Salmon Poetry, 2013). Chapbooks include Basic Cable Couplets (Silkworms Ink, 2012), About the Author (Mindmade Books, 2011), abbrev (Beard of Bees, 2011), and I Am Spam (Fractal Edge Press, 2004). Selected magazine publications include Berkeley Poetry Review, Passages North, Big Bridge, OCHO, and Artichoke Haircut. Also a critically-acclaimed songwriter, Dean has numerous CD releases to his credit, including Good Grief (2015), Fun with a Purpose (2009) with The Injured Parties, and Fables in Slang (2001) with Post Office.

Publications & Prizes

Anthologies:
Even the Daybreak: 35 Years of Salmon Poetry (Salmon Poetry, 2016)
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Language Lessons: Vol I (Third Man Books, 2014)
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Dogs Singing (Salmon Poetry (Ireland), 2010)
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on the no way road to tomorrow (Virtual Artists Collective, 2009)
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Hands on Stanzas: Anthology of Poetry (Poetry Center of Chicago, 2008)
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Hands on Stanzas: Anthology of Poetry (Poetry Center of Chicago, 2007)
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Hands on Stanzas: Anthology of Poetry (Poetry Center of Chicago, 2006)
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Hands on Stanzas: Anthology of Poetry (Poetry Center of Chicago, 2005)
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Writers at Work (National Writers Union, 2005)
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Hands on Stanzas: Anthology of Poetry (Poetry Center of Chicago, 2004)
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American Poetry Confronts the 1990s (Black Tie Press, 1990)
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Passages North Anthology (Milkweed Editions, 1990)
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Anthology of Magazine Verse (, 1988)
Books:
Frequently Asked Questions (Salmon Poetry, 2020)
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Activities of Daily Living (Salmon Poetry, 2017)
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Brief Nudity (Salmon Poetry, 2013)
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I Am Spam (Fractal Edge Press, 2004)
Chapbooks:
Basic Cable Couplets (Silkworms Ink, 2012)
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abbrev (Beard of Bees, 2011)
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About the Author (Mindmade Books, 2011)
Journals:
Old City Cool
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Poetry at the 33
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Alehouse
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Amaranth Review
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Artichoke Haircut
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Baltimore Is Reads
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Barbaric Yawp
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Big Bridge
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Black Creek Review
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Blue & Yellow Dog
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Blue Fifth Review
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California State Poetry Quarterly
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Clapboard House
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Clark Street Review
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Culebra
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Defenestration
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Dialogue
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Dinosaur Bees
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Dispatch Litareview
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East Jasmine Review
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Everyday Genius
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Festival Writer
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filling Station
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First Class
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Fleas on the Dog
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Glens Falls Review
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Gryphon
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Haight-Ashbury Literary Journal
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Hammers
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Heavy Feather Review
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Hemispheres
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Hodgepodge
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I-70 Review
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Impetus
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InDigest
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Jazz Cigarette
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Kairos: A Journal of Rhetoric, Technology, and Pedagogy
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Kumquat Meringue
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Lilliput Review
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Little River
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Lucid Moon
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Maelstrom
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Malcontent
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Milk Sugar
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Mind in Motion
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Minotaur
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Mockingbird
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Monona Review
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Montserrat Review
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Nixes Mate Review
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OCHO
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Ozone
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Pacific Coast Journal
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Paper Bag Poems
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Picaroon Poetry
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Pigeon
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Plastic Tower
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Poetalk
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Poetry Flash
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Poetry Motel
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Poetry Peddler
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quarter after
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Razor
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Red Rock Review
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San Gabriel Valley Poetry Quarterly
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Scintilla Magazine
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Sediments Literary-Arts Journal
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Seeds
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Sliced Bread
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SlugFest
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Stanley the Whale
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Statement of Record
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Steelhead Special
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Strong Coffee
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The Acorn
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The Battered Suitcase
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The Brooklyner
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The Cathartic
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The Delinquent
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The Logan Square Literary Review
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The Stone Hobo
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The Uncommon Sense
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Tight
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Tomorrow Magazine
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Trailer Park Quarterly
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Truly Fine
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Used Furniture Review
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Vincent Brothers Review
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Way Station Magazine
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why vandalism?
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Writer's Gazette
Prizes won: 

2004 Hands on Stanzas Gwendolyn Brooks Award 1982-1983-1983 Avery & Jule Hopwood Awards

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
European American, Scandinavian American, White
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Flint, MI
Michigan
Raised in: 
Flint, MI
Michigan
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Last update: Nov 21, 2019