Blackbird an online journal of literature and the arts Spring 2008 Vol. 7 No. 1



Bruce Bond is professor of English at the University of North Texas, where he is poetry editor for American Literary Review. He is the author of six poetry collections: Blind Rain (Louisiana State University Press, 2008); Cinder (Etruscan, 2003); The Throats of Narcissus (University of Arkansas, 2001); Radiography (BOA Editions, 1997); The Anteroom of Paradise (QRL, 1991; reissued by Silverfish Review, 2007); and Independence Days (Woodley, 1990). A recipient of fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Texas Commission on the Arts, his poetry has appeared in Best American Poetry, The Yale Review, The Georgia Review, The New Republic, The Virginia Quarterly Review, and Poetry 

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