Kenneth Irby (born November 18, 1936) is an American poet. [1 ] He won a 2010 [2 ] Shelley Memorial Award. [3 ]
He is sometimes associated with the
Black Mountain poets, especially with Robert Duncan, Robert Creeley, and Ed Dorn.
He graduated from the
University of Kansas, from Harvard University with an A.M., and from the University of California, Berkeley with a M.L.S. degree. He was a visiting professor at the University of Copenhagen on a Fulbright grant. Irby currently is an [4 ] associate professor of English at the University of Kansas. [5 ] [6 ]
A colloquium held at the University of Kansas on November 5, 2011 honored Irby's work, on the occasion of his 75th birthday. Contributions were made by fellow poets Joseph Harrington, Denise Low, Benjamin Friedlander, Pierre Joris, and Lyn Hejinian.
Lyn Hejinian, David Lehman, ed. (2004). "[Record]". . Simon and Schuster. The Best American Poetry 2004 ISBN 978-0-7432-5757-2.
Kyle Waugh, Cyrus Console, ed. (2009). . North Atlantic Books. The Intent On: Collected Poems 1962-2006 ISBN 978-1-55643-833-2.
Studies, First Intensiy Press, 2001, ISBN 978-1-889960-05-0
Ridge to Ridge, Other Wind Press, 2001, ISBN 978-0-9626046-6-9
Antiphonal and Fall to Fall, Kavyayantra Press, 1994
Call Steps, Station Hill/Tansy, 1992; Midpoint Trade Books Inc, 1997, [7 ] ISBN 978-1-886449-58-9
Orexis, Station Hill, 1981, ISBN 978-0-930794-17-0
Catalpa, Tansy Press, 1977
To Max Douglas, Tansy Peg Leg Press, 1974
Relation: poems, 1965-1966, Black Sparrow, 1970.
The flower of having passed through paradise in a dream: poems, 1967, Kelly, 1968
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