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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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Poems in Fleas on the Dog

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Average rating: 4.13 · 47 ratings · 2 reviews · 17 distinct worksSimilar authors
Brief Nudity

4.71 avg rating — 7 ratings — published 2013 — 2 editions
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I Am Spam

it was amazing 5.00 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 2004
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QWERTYUIOP

4.33 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 1989
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Basic Cable Couplets

it was amazing 5.00 avg rating — 2 ratings — published 2012
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Barking up the Wrong Tree

liked it 3.00 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 1989
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Rate of Exchange and Other ...

liked it 3.00 avg rating — 2 ratings — published 1988
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Activities of Daily Living

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liked it 3.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 2011
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Flint

did not like it 1.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 1989
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Eyes, Ears, Nose & Throat

did not like it 1.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 1990
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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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