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Lucille Clifton
Billy Collins
Robert Creeley
Martín Espada
Lawrence Ferlinghetti
Carolyn Forché
Forrest Gander
Dan Gerber
Jane Hirshfield
Carolyn Kizer
Dorianne Laux
Semezdin Mehmedinović
Sharon Olds
Charles Simic
James Tate
Quincy Troupe
Derek Walcott
Richard Wilbur
C. D. Wright

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poetry 2003

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poetry 2003


Dan Gerber
Dan Gerber
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A Tree on The Prairie in Mid-October and My Father's Fields

In addition to three novels, a short story collection and six books of poetry, Dan Gerber's work has been published in a wide variety of magazines and journals, including: The New Yorker, Playboy, Sports Illustrated, Outside, The Nation, The Georgia Review, Fourth Genre, Tricycle and Poetry. He was the recipient of the Michigan Author Award in 1992, had work selected for The Best American Poetry 1999, and received The Mark Twain Award for distinguished contributions to Midwestern Literature in 2001. His most recent collection of poems is Trying to Catch the Horses, published in 1999 and his most recent book, a collection of biographical essays called, A Second Life, published in 2001. He and his wife, Debbie, live in the Santa Ynez Valley of California and spend summers on the Idaho-Wyoming border.

Poetry:
THE REVENANT (Sumac Press, Fremont, Michigan 1971)
DEPARTURE (Sumac Press, Fremont, Michigan 1973)
THE CHINESE POEMS (Sumac Press, Fremont, Michigan 1978)
SNOW ON THE BACKS OF ANIMALS (Winn Books, Seattle, Washington 1986)
A LAST BRIDGE HOME: New and Selected Poems (Clark City Press, Livingston, Montana 1992)
TRYING TO CATCH THE HORSES (Michigan State University Press 1999.)

Novels:
AMERICAN ATLAS (Prentice Hall, Englewood Cliffs, N.J. 1973)
OUT OF CONTROL (Prentice Hall, Englewood Cliffs, N.J. 1974) reissued (Wamer Paperback library. New York, N.Y. 1975)
A VOICE FROM THE RIVER (Clark City Press, Livingston, Montana 1990)

Short Stories:
GRASS FIRES (Winn Books, Seattle, Washington 1987) reissued (Clark City Press,Livingston, Montana 1989) A new edition will be published by Clark City Press in the Fall of 1999

Nonfiction:
INDY: THE WORLD'S FASTEST CARNIVAL RIDE (Prentice Hall, Englewood Cliffs, N.J.)
A SECOND LIFE; A Collected Nonfiction (Michigan State University Press, East Lansing, Michigan, 2001)

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