David Kirby

David Kirby is the author of numerous books, including The House on Boulevard St.: New and Selected Poems, a finalist for the 2007 National Book Award. His latest book of poetry is Talking About Movies With Jesus. Kirby is the Robert O. Lawton Distinguished Professor of English at Florida State University. See also www.davidkirby.com.


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Strange Trip

I reached for two things that always make me happy, an opium derivative and poetry. They work even better in combination; just ask E. A. Poe....

Strange Trip
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Open to any author writing in English about the Chicanx/Latinx experience, the Rivera Book Prize is committed to the discovery and fostering of extraordinary writing by a first-time or early career author whose work examines the long and varied contributions of Chicanx/Latinx in the US. The Rivera Book Prize aims to provide a platform that showcases the emerging literary talent of the Chicanx/Latinx community, to cultivate the next generation of Chicanx/Latinx writers, and to continue the rich literary memory of Tomás Rivera, Chicano author, poet, activist, and educator.

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