Bob Hicok (1960 - / Michigan)
Bob Hicok is an American poet, born in 1960. He currently is an associate professor of creative writing at Virginia Tech. He is from Michigan and before teaching owned and ran a successful automotive die design business.
His first book, The Legend of Light, (1995) was chosen by Carolyn Kizer for the 1995 Felix Pollak Prize. This book, published by the University of Wisconsin Press, was later chosen an ALA Booklist Notable Book of the Year. Plus Shipping followed in 1998. His 2001 release, Animal Soul, was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award. He has published two other books -- Insomnia Diary (2004) and This Clumsy Living (2007), both with the University of ... more »
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- A Private Public Space
- A Shopkeeper’s Story
- After Working Sixty Hours Again for What...
- An Old Story
- Another Awkward Stage Of Convalescence
- By Their Works
- Calling Him Back from Layoff
- Dropping The Euphemism
- Feeling The Draft
- For Three Whose Reflex was Yes
- Full Flight
- Go Greyhound