Special feature: David Kirby

David Kirby is the author or co-author of twenty-one books, most notably his volumes of poetry, My Twentieth Century and The House of Blue Light which was published in LSU Press’s Southern Messenger Poets series in 2000. His next book of poems, The Ha-Ha, will appear this fall.

Our Associate Poetry Editor, Dan Albergotti has prepared the following feature, including five poems — Mr. Andrews, A Really Good Story, Dear Derrida, James Dickey’s Dream, and Heat Lightning — and, by way of introducing you to Mr. Kirby’s work and concerns, an interview, The Traveling Word File. We hope you’ll enjoy.