blackbirdan online journal of literature and the artsSpring 2012 v11n1
Bob Hicok

Bob Hicok is the author of eight books of poetry, including Elegy Owed (Copper Canyon Press, 2013), Words for Empty and Words for Full (University of Pittsburgh Press, 2010), This Clumsy Living (University of Pittsburgh Press, 2007), which won the 2008 Rebekah Johnson Bobbitt National Prize for Poetry, and The Legend of Light (University of Wisconsin Press, 1995), which won the 1995 Felix Pollak Prize in Poetry. Hicok has received fellowships and grants from the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts and has won three Pushcart Prizes. He is an associate professor of creative writing at Virginia Tech.  end

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