Robert Hill Long

Poet, Fiction Writer

1217 Stadler Ridge Road
Winston Salem, NC 27106

Author's Bio

Robert Hill Long is the author of six books of poems and flash fiction. He taught creative writing at the University of Oregon, Penn State, and Clark University. His work has appeared in  print and online for fifty years.  He has been anthologized in Deer Drink the Moon, Birds in the Hand, Best American Poetry, and Flash Fiction.

Publications & Prizes


Flash Fiction (W. W. Norton & Company, 1992)
The Effigies (Plinth Books, 1998)
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Birds in the Hand (Knopf, 2004)
Best American Poetry (Scribner, 1995)
Walking Wounded (WordTech Editions, 2012)
The Kilim Dreaming (Bear Star Press, 2010)
The Work of the Bow (Cleveland State University Poetry Center, 1997)
The Prose Poem
Prizes won: 

Oregon Arts Commission Fellow 2011 /    Dorothy Brunsman Prize 2010 /     NEA Poetry Fellow 2005 /     Balch Prize, Virginia Quarterly Review 1999 /.     Oregon Arts Commission Fellow 1997 /     Cleveland State University Poetry Center Prize 1995 / North Carolina Art Council Fellow 1986

More Information

Gives readings: 
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Identifies as: 
English American, Scotch-Irish American
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Born in: 
Raleigh, NC
North Carolina
Raised in: 
Wilmington, NC
North Carolina
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Last update: Mar 18, 2023