Dobby Gibson

Dobby Gibson
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Dobby Gibson’s first book, Polar (Alice James Books, 2005), won the 2004 Beatrice Hawley Award and was a finalist for the 2006 Minnesota Book Award. His second collection, Skirmish (Graywolf Press, 2009), was a finalist for the 2010 Minnesota Book Award. A third collection is forthcoming from Graywolf Press in 2013. He’s been awarded fellowships from the McKnight Foundation and Jerome Foundation, has appeared in PloughsharesThe Iowa ReviewNew England ReviewFencejubilat and broadcast on “The Writer’s Almanac” with Garrison Keillor. He lives in Minneapolis.

Listen to an interview with Dobby Gibson from Minneapolis Public Radio.

First posted: March 25, 2006

Last modified: April 18, 2016