Jacob Blevins

 

 

Biography

 

Jacob Blevins is Professor of English at McNeese State University. Blevins earned his MFA in poetry from McNeese in 1997 and his Ph.D. in Renaissance Literature from Texas Tech in 2002. He has published widely on Renaissance literature, lyric poetry, and the classical tradition, and in 2009 was awarded a Louisiana Division of the Arts Fellowship for his poetry.

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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

2010 - present

2010 - present