blackbird spring 2002 vol.1 no. 1



Edward Byrne has published five collections of poetry, including Tidal Air (2002) and East of Omaha (1997), both from Pecan Grove Press; Words Spoken, Words Unspoken (Chimney Hill, 1995), Along the Dark Shore (BOA, 1977), and the chapbook The Return to Black and White from Tidy-Up Press. His poetry has also appeared widely in literary journals, including the American Literary Review, The American Poetry Review, The American Scholar, The Carolina Quarterly, The Literary Review, The Missouri Review, North American Review, Quarterly West, and Southern Humanities Review. He is a professor of American literature and creative writing at Valparaiso University.