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Rob Carney

Rob Carney is originally from Washington state. He is the author of four previous books, including 88 Maps (Lost Horse Press 2015), which was named a finalist for the Washington State Book Award, and Weather Report (Somondoco Press 2006), which won the Utah Book Award for Poetry. His work has appeared in Cave Wall, Poecology, Sugar House Review, Terrain: A Journal of the Built and Natural Environments, and dozens of other journals, as well as the Norton anthology Flash Fiction Forward (2006). In 2014 he received the Robinson Jeffers/Tor House Foundation Award for seven of the poems included in his forthcoming collection The Book of Sharks. He is a Professor of English and Literature at Utah Valley University and lives in Salt Lake City.

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