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Larry O. Dean

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Larry O. Dean was born and raised in Flint, Michigan. As a young man, he worked with Academy Award-winning filmmaker, Michael Moore, was widely published in the alternative press, and also worked as a cartoonist. He attended the University of Michigan at Flint and Ann Arbor, during which time he won three Hopwood Awards in Creative Writing, an honor shared with fellow writers Robert Hayden, Jane Kenyon, Frank O'Hara, Arthur Miller, John Ciardi, and Mary Gaitskill, among others.

In addition to writing, he is a singer and songwriter, working both solo as well as with several 'hard pop' bands. He has released numerous critically-acclaimed CD's, including Throw the Lions to the Christians (1997), Sir Slob (2001), and Good Grief (2015
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Muse, Um


I'm thrilled to announce that Finishing Line Press will be publishing my chapbook of ekphrastic poems, Muse, Um, in May 2022!

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Published on March 26, 2021 16:56
Average rating: 4.13 · 47 ratings · 2 reviews · 17 distinct worksSimilar authors
Brief Nudity

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I Am Spam

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QWERTYUIOP

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Basic Cable Couplets

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Barking up the Wrong Tree

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Activities of Daily Living

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Flint

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Stephen Mr. O'Dean. Thank you for your invitation. In 2002, approximately, you recommended Kenneth Patchen to me. Thank you for that. I have no idea how people find the time to participate on this website but my guess is that they either read quite a bit more than I do or spend alot more time talking about it. Either option might earn my admiration, but suffice to say that I rarely find time to sign on or participate, which I'm sure can only be counted as my own loss... Is that a Sears portrait? In sepia-tone it is hard to tell. I think maybe you are in the woods.

S.B.


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Eric Hi Larry -
Thanks for the invitation to be friends on this here. I read pretty broadly, but . . . there's no accounting for taste, and mine is far from pristine!
Cheers,
Eric


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