Reginald Shepherd


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in New York City, The United States
April 10, 1963

Died
September 10, 2008

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Reginald Shepherd was the editor of The Iowa Anthology of New American Poetries (University of Iowa Press, 2004) and of Lyric Postmodernisms (Counterpath Press, 2008). He is the author of: Fata Morgana (2007), winner of the Silver Medal of the 2007 Florida Book Awards, Otherhood (2003), a finalist for the 2004 Lenore Marshall Poetry Prize, Wrong (1999), Angel, Interrupted (1996), and Some Are Drowning (1994), winner of the 1993 Associated Writing Programs’ Award in Poetry (all University of Pittsburgh Press). Shepherd's work has appeared in four editions of The Best American Poetry and two Pushcart Prize anthologies, as well as in such journals as American Poetry Review, Conjunctions, The Kenyon Review, The Nation, The New York Times Book R ...more

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Lyric Postmodernisms: An An...

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Otherhood: Poems

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Fata Morgana: Poems

4.13 avg rating — 30 ratings — published 2007 — 2 editions
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Some Are Drowning

3.81 avg rating — 32 ratings — published 1994 — 3 editions
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Orpheus in the Bronx: Essay...

4.46 avg rating — 24 ratings — published 2008 — 5 editions
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Red Clay Weather

4.16 avg rating — 25 ratings — published 2011 — 2 editions
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Angel, Interrupted (Pitt Po...

3.89 avg rating — 27 ratings — published 1996 — 3 editions
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Wrong

3.82 avg rating — 22 ratings — published 1999 — 2 editions
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The Iowa Anthology of New A...

3.53 avg rating — 19 ratings — published 2004 — 2 editions
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Itinerary: Poems

4.10 avg rating — 10 ratings — published 2006 — 2 editions
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