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Bonnie Roberts
Huntsville, AL

Hometown: Florence, AL


Publications and Awards

Bonnie Roberts Greatest Hits, Pudding House Publications, 2002
Dances in Straw with a Two-Headed Calf, Elk River Review Press, 2002
To Hide in the Light, Elk River Review Press, 1998

Whatever Remembers Us, Negative Capability Press, 2006
Sea Keeps: Poetry of the Tsunami, Bayeux Arts, France, Sankar Roy, New Deli, India, & Judith Robinson, 2005
Working the Dirt: an Anthology of Southern Poets, NewSouth Books, 2003
Congressional Record, Congress of the United States of America, 2003
The Limestone Dust Poetry Anthology, Limestone Dust Poetry Festival, 2003, 2004
Ordinary and Sacred As Blood: Alabama Women Speak, River’s Edge Press, 1999
Celebrate Alabama Poets, Homewood Public Library, 1996
Alabama Poets: A Contemporary Anthology,Livingston University Press, 1990
Yellow Silk: the Anthology, Harmony Books, 1990
Oktoberfest IV: 1988 Winners, Druid Press Writing Competition
A Baker’s Dozen: Thirteen Contemporary Women Poets of Alabama, Druid Press, 1988
The Feathered Violin: Understanding Women’s Poetry, Quorum Editions, Cranbury, 1985
Samplers, vol. 29; vol. 30
Alabama State Poetry Society: 30 Years, 1968-1998

Poet’s Corner for Fiera Lingue, 2009
Birmingham Arts Journal, Spring/Summer 2005
Horticulture magazine, February 2005
The Red Room
Elk River Review, 1996
Kentucky Poetry Review, Winter 1987
Yellow Silk, Summer 1985 & 1987
The New Delaware Poetry Review (Blogg), 1988
Appalachian Heritage, 1989
Permafrost , 1986
The Croton Review
And Others

Literary Awards:
Stepping Stones Award, 2006
Master Poet, Esalen Institute in Big Sur, 2002
J. William Fulbright, Study of Rumi in Turkey, 1999
Alabama Book of the Year, Alabama Poetry Society, 1998
Finalist, Randall Jarrell Poetry Prize, 1996
National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship, Brown University, Study of the Poetry and Prose of Baudelaire in Paris, 1993
Fellowship in Verse, Eastern Washington University and Poetry Ireland, 1992
Individual Fellowship in Literature, Alabama State Council on the Arts, 1988
Alabama Poet-in-Residence, Alabama State Council on the Arts and NEA, 1983
And Others

More Information

Gives readings: Yes
Travels to readings: Yes
Conducts workshops: Yes
Available for interviews: Yes

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