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J.P. Dancing Bear is the author of nine other collections of poetry, most recently, Inner Cities of Gulls (2010) winner of a PEN Oakland-Josephine Miles National Literary Award, and Conflicted Light (2008) both published by Salmon Poetry and the award winning, What Language (Slipstream, 2002). His poems have been published in over a thousand publications and anthologies including: Shenandoah, Mississippi Review, Natural Bridge, DIAGRAM, No Tell Motel, Third Coast, Cimarron Review, Poetry East, North American Review, Atlanta Review, Verse Daily, Poetry International, Marlboro Review, Hotel Amerika, Slipstream; In a Fine Frenzy: Poets Respond to Shakespeare; Red, White, and Blues: Poets on the Promise of America and many others. He is editor for the American Poetry Journal and Dream Horse Press and host of Out of Our Minds a public radio show featuring America’s finest contemporary poets.


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