Gibbons Ruark

Gibbons Ruark’s poems have been published widely for over forty years in a variety of magazines and anthologies. He is the recipient of three NEA Fellowships, a Pushcart Prize and the Saxifrage Prize for Keeping Company. His most recent books are Staying Blue (Lost Hills Books, Duluth, MN and Passing Through Customs: New and Selected Poems, LSU Press, 1999. New work can be seen in recent or current issues of The New Republic, The New Criterion, Shenandoah, Willow Springs and Crazyhorse. Ruark has given public readings in at least half of the fifty states, the District of Columbia and the Republic of Ireland. He lives with his wife Kay in Raleigh, North Carolina.

Articles by This Author