James Kimbrell

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James Kimbrell (born 1967) is an American poet.

Life[edit]

As an undergraduate he majored in philosophy at Millsaps College, where his poetry was first published in the literary magazine Stylus.[1]

He graduated from the University of Southern Mississippi with an M.A., from University of Virginia with an MFA, and from University of Missouri in Columbia, Missouri with a Ph.D. He teaches at Florida State University.[2]

His work has appeared in Poetry, Field, Fence,[3] The Nation, Prairie Schooner, The Boston Book Review.

Awards[edit]

  • 1998 Whiting Award
  • Ruth Lilly Fellowship
  • "Discovery"/The Nation Award
  • Ford Foundation Fellowship
  • Academy of American Poets Prize
  • National Endowment for the Arts Individual Artist Fellowship, Creative Writing-2005
  • 2016 John Simon Guggenheim Fellow
  • National Endowment for the Arts Individual Artist Fellowship, Creative Writing-2017

Works[edit]

Books[edit]

Translations[edit]

Anthologies[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Interview with James Kimbrell," Stylus: 2008 Stylus http://www.millsaps.edu/student_life/student_publications_stylus.php/
  2. ^ "The English Department at Florida State University". www.english.fsu.edu. Retrieved 2016-04-14. 
  3. ^ Wolff, Rebecca (2000-01-01). Fence. Fence Magazine, Incorporated. ISBN 9780966332452. 

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