|Full Name:||Stephen J. Dobyns|
|Born:||February 19, 1941
Stephen Dobyns is the author of nineteen novels, nine collections of poetry, and the best-selling "Saratoga" mystery series. Briefly a reporter for The Detroit News, Dobyns has been a professor of English, creative writing, and poetry since 1968 and has taught at Syracuse University, the University of Iowa, and Brandeis University, among others. He lives in Boston with his wife and three children.
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- Eating Naked by Stephen Dobyns - Mystics of the Ordinary
Finished reading Eating Naked by Stephen Dobyns yesterday. I first encountered Dobyns in The Story Behind the Story(an excellent book, by the way). His contribution, ?Part of the Story,? is one of my favorites from the book, ...
- exceptindreams: 1782: Grief | Stephen Dobyns
1782: Grief | Stephen Dobyns. "Grief" Stephen Dobyns Trying to remember you is like carrying water in my hands a long distance across sand. Somewhere people are waiting. They have drunk nothing for days. Your name ...
- Lifesaving Poems: Stephen Dobyns's 'Silence' | Anthony Wilson
Thanks to the vision and generosity of Jean Sprackland, between 1999-2001 I had the privilege of working with the great poet and workshop leader Ann Sansom . We worked with trainee teachers, their mentors in school and ...
- Book Review: The Burn Palace ? Stephen Dobyns - S Krishna's Books
Book Review: The Burn Palace ? Stephen Dobyns. February 12, 2013 by Swapna Krishna Array 8 Comments. Title: The Burn Palace Author: Stephen Dobyns ISBN: 9780399160875. Pages: 480. Release Date: February 7. 2013. Publisher: Blue ...
- Dragonfly's Poetry & Prolixity: Grief by Stephen Dobyns
GRIEF by Stephen Dobyns Trying to remember you is like carrying water in my hands a long distance across sand. Somewhere people are waiting. They have drunk nothing for days. Your name was the food I lived on;
- poem: Stephen Dobyns | - Union Station Magazine
Jack McCarthy, Stand-Up Poet, 1939-2013 / It had been one of those good days with friends / and now we were sitting around the bonfire / telling stories?a circle of light within the dark. / The wind through the trees above us sounded
- Rene Mullen: Velocities by Stephen Dobyns
Usually, if you see a book on my blog shelf, it's because I've read it cover to cover and I'm drawling on about it changing my life in some way, good, bad, or indifference. Not today. Today, I introduce to you, my first ever, book of ...
- Crime Writing Confidential: Stephen Dobyns - unsung hero?
I've been meaning for a while to write about Stephen Dobyns' new book, The Burn Palace. He made his name originally with a series of books set in Saratoga and dealing with the horse-racing set in that part of the US, ...
- Stephen Dobyns: The Burn Palace | Books | Book Review | The A.V. ...
A character-packed horror novel in the Stephen King tradition has a huge cast looking for a kidnapped baby amid an endless array of suspects.
- Stephen Dobyns' "A Happy Vacancy" - Reading the Short Story
As it happens, I read Eating Naked several years ago and do remember with pleasure the opening story ?A Happy Vacancy,? although I like the very funny title story about the guy who hits a deer and changes his life even ...
- The Burn Palace by Stephen Dobyns (hardcover, $26.95)
It's been a while since Stephen Dobyns released a novel. (Carolyn really likes his "Saratoga" series and gave one of them an MBTB star, if I remember correctly.) This (so far) standalone novel, "The Burn Palace," is a cross ...
- Review: The Burn Palace, Stephen Dobyns | Busty Book Bimbo
The Burn Palace Stephen Dobyns Blue Rider Press, 2013 Available Now Surely fear is the oldest emotion. Not love, not pride, not greed. The emotion urging you to run is older than the one telling you to embrace.
- Poetry Questions: Stephen Dobyns : The New Yorker
This week, the magazine features ?Determination,? by Stephen Dobyns. I had the chance to ask the author about the kindling and spark that fed this comic poem. ?Determination? begins with and loops back to that infamously ...
- Review: The Burn Palace by Stephen Dobyns | Jenn's Bookshelves
Hardcover: 480 pages Publisher: Blue Rider Press; First Edition edition (February 7, 2013) ISBN-10: 0399160876 Source: Publisher Brewster, Rhode.
- truhevtaras: Last Poems (9781556593819) Hayden Carruth ...
Introduced by Stephen Dobyns, Last Poems is a moving tribute to a towering and beloved figure in American poetry.From "Father's Day":I don't know what fathers areSupposed to do, although the calendar saysThis is "Father's ...