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Rob Carney

Rob Carney

Professor Carney

Office: CB-402J

Phone: 801-863-8877

Mailstop: 153

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BIOGRAPHY

Rob Carney is the author of five books of poems, most recently The Book of Sharks (Black Lawrence Press, August 2018) and 88 Maps (Lost Horse Press, 2015), which was named a finalist for the Washington State Book Award. In 2014 he received the Robinson Jeffers/Tor House Foundation Award for Poetry. His work has appeared in Cave Wall, Columbia Journal, The Dark Mountain Project, and many others, and he writes a regularly featured series called "Old Roads, New Stories" for Terrain.org: A Journal of the Built + Natural Environments. Three more books are forthcoming: Facts and Figures (poetry), Call and Response (poetry), and Accidental Gardens (creative non-fiction). He has a BA in English from Pacific Lutheran University (Tacoma, WA), an MFA: Creative Writing from Eastern Washington University (Spokane, WA), and a PhD from the University of Louisiana-Lafayette (Lafayette, LA). His teaching emphases include Modern American Literature, American Literature from 1865-to-Present, the Study of Drama, Poetry Writing, Modern Legacies for the Honors Program, as well as Special Topics and Eminent Authors courses.

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