Sunday, December 02, 2007

What is David Kirby reading?

The current featured contributor to Writers Read: David Kirby, Robert O. Lawton Distinguished Professor of English at Florida State University and an acclaimed poet.

Kirby is the author of over twenty books, including the poetry collections The Ha-Ha and The House of Blue Light. His poems have been published in Best American Poetry 2000 and 2001 and in Pushcart Prize XXV. He is a recipient of the Brittingham Prize in Poetry and a Guggenheim fellowship among other honors. His recent collection The House on Boulevard St. was a 2007 National Book Award Poetry Finalist.

Part of his entry at Writers Read:
I got stuck in a small airport recently and bought Michael Connelly's The Lincoln Lawyer, and whereas I start mysteries this way once or twice a year and almost never finish them, I can't wait to find out how this one turns out.... [read on]
Visit David Kirby's website.

Writers Read: David Kirby.

--Marshal Zeringue