Darrell Bourque

 

 

Biography

 

Darrell Bourque's latest full-length book of poems is Megan's Guitar and Other Poems from Acadie. Bourque is professor emeritus of English at the University of Louisiana Lafayette where he directed the interdisciplinary humanities program and served as the first Friends of the Humanities professor. He is a founding member of Narrative4, an international story exchange program, a member of the board at the Ernest J. Gaines Center at ULL and a former Louisiana Poet Laureate. The chapbook if you abandon me, comment je vas faire: An Amédé Ardoin Songbook is his ninth work. He is the recipient of the 2014 Writer of the Year Award from the Louisiana Festival of the book.

 

 

 

 

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Also By This Poet
  • Flood (Swan Scythe Press, 2013)

  • Notes to a Husband (Imaginary Friend Press, 2013)

  • Lancelot (Lazy Mouse Press, 2013)

  • Night Fishing (Yellow Flag Press, 2011)

  • 28 Blackbirds at the End of the World (Bandersnatch Books, 2010)

  • Aubade (Yellow Flag Press, 2009)

  • Counting Dust Devils: Early Season (Yellow Flag Press, 2009)

Yellow Flag Press Titles
  • Night Fishing (Broadside, 2011)

  • Aubade (Broadside, 2009)

  • Counting Dust Devils: Early Season (Broadside, 2009)

  • Vision/Verse 2009-2013: An Anthology of Poetry (Paperback, 2013)

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Awards

 

  • Winner, 2013 Swan Scythe Press Chapbook Award

  • Semi-Finalist, 2013 Discovery/Boston Review Poetry Contest

  • Best of the Net Nomination, “The Hard Lines of Our Bodies” (Trigger - #2, 2012)

  • Best of the Net Nomination, “Rayville, LA, 1927” (Trigger - #1, 2011)

  • Finalist, Standing Rock Chapbook Contest, 2012

  • Rhysling Award Nomination, "28 Blackbirds at the End of the World," 2008

  • James Award Nomination, "Rhyme In Haiku," 2006

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2010 - present

2010 - present