blackbirdan online journal of literature and the artsSpring 2012 v11n1
Roy Bentley

Roy Bentley’s forthcoming book, Starlight Taxi (Lynx House Press, 2013), won the 2012 Blue Lynx Prize in Poetry. His most recent book, The Trouble with a Short Horse in Montana (White Pine Press, 2006), won the 2006 White Pine Press Poetry Prize. His poems have appeared in the The Southern Review, North American Review, Prairie Schooner, Shenandoah, American Literary Review, Pleiades, Guernica, Sou’wester, and elsewhere. He has been awarded a 2001 National Endowment for the Arts Literature Fellowship in poetry, the 2009 Florida Division of Cultural Affairs Literature Fellowship in poetry, and six Ohio Arts Council Individual Artist Fellowships.  end

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