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David Kirby is the author of more than 20 books, including most recently two collections of poetry, "The Ha-Ha "(LSU, 2003) and "I Think I Am Going to Call My Wife Paraguay: Selected Early Poems "(Orchises Press, 2004). His poems have been published in volumes of "The Best American Poetry" series and" The Pushcart Prize Anthology." He is a recipient of the Brittingham Prize in Poetry and a Guggenheim Fellowship, among other honors. He lives in Tallahassee, Florida, where he is the Robert O. Lawton Distinguished Professor of English at Florida State University.

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David Kirby