Gregory Donovan

8 Partridge Hill Rd, Apt ARichmond, VA 23238
Phone: 
(804) 828-1331
E-mail: 
Website: 
www.blackbird.vcu.edu

Author's Bio

Gregory Donovan is the author of the poetry collections Calling His Children Home, winner of the Devins Award, and Torn from the Sun, forthcoming from Red Hen Press in 2015, as well as poetry, essays, and fiction published in The Kenyon Review, New England Review, Chautauqua, storySouth, MiPOesias, 42opus, diode, The Southern Quarterly, Copper Nickel, Crazyhorse, and elsewhere. Donovan is Senior Editor of the online journal Blackbird and he teaches in the graduate creative writing program at Virginia Commonwealth University, where he helped establish its study abroad programs in Scotland and in Peru.

Publications and Prizes

Book

Torn from the Sun
(Red Hen Press,
2015)

Anthology

The Devins Award Poetry Anthology
(University of Missouri Press,
1998)
Commonwealth: Contemporary Poets of Virginia
(University of Virginia Press,
2003)

Journal

Mss.
2014)
storySouth
MiPOesias
Gulf Coast
diode
Prizes: 
Devins Award, Robert Penn Warren Award (judged by Rosanna Warren, sponsored by New England Writers), Ucross Foundation Fellowship, Virginia Commission for the Arts Fellowships.

More Information

Listed as:
Fiction Writer, Poet
Gives readings? 
Yes
Travels for readings? 
Yes
Identifies as: 
Other
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Mammoth Springs, AR
Raised in: 
St. Louis, MO

Personal Favorites

Favorite Authors:
Jorge Luis Borges, Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Rainer Maria Rilke, Norman Dubie, Beckian Fritz Goldberg, Dana Levin, Philip Levine, Wallace Stevens, James Joyce, and more.

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Listing last updated: September 9, 2013.