Dobby Gibson

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Dobby Gibson (born 1970) is an American poet.[1] His first book of poetry, Polar, (Alice James Books, 2004) won the 2004 Beatrice Hawley Award and was a finalist for the 2006 Minnesota Book Award.[1] He is also the author of a second collection of poetry, Skirmish (Graywolf Press, 2009).[2] A third collection, "It Becomes You" (Graywolf Press) is forthcoming in January 2013.[3]

Gibson's poetry has appeared in many publications: Ploughshares, Fence, Iowa Review, New England Review, Conduit, among others. He is the recipient of a poetry fellowship from the McKnight Foundation. Born in Minneapolis, Minnesota, he earned a B.A. from Connecticut College in 1993 and an M.F.A. from Indiana University in 1997. He currently lives in Minneapolis.[1]

Published works[edit]

Gibson, Dobby (2005). Polar. Alice James Books. ISBN 978-1-882295-49-4.  [4][5][6][7]


  1. ^ a b c "Polar,". 
  2. ^ Gibson, Dobby (2009). Skirmish: Poems. Graywolf Press. ISBN 1-55597-515-1. 
  3. ^ "It Becomes You,". 
  4. ^ Ploughshares, "Polar"
  5. ^ Gibson, Dobby (2009). Skirmish: Poems. [(Graywolf Press)]. ISBN 978-1-55597-515-9. 
  6. ^ Graywolf Press, "Skirmish"
  7. ^ Gibson, Dobby (2013). It Becomes You: Poems. [(Graywolf Press)]. ISBN 978-1555976323. 

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