Ron Smithís book of poems Its Ghostly Workshop is forthcoming from Louisiana State University Press. His Moon Road: Poems 1986-2005 appeared from LSU in 2007. Smith is the winner of the Carole Weinstein Poetry Prize, the Guy Owen Award from Southern Poetry Review, and the Theodore Roethke Prize from Poetry Northwest. He has published poems in many periodicals and anthologies, including The Nation, The Georgia Review, The Kenyon Review, The Southern Review, Virginia Quarterly Review, Shenandoah, New England Review, Helen Venderís Poems, Poets, Poetry, and The Poets of the Sala Capizucchi (2011), the latter published in Italian and English by University of New Orleans and, in Italy, by Raffaelli Editore. His critical prose can be found in The Georgia Review, Blackbird, The Richmond Times-Dispatch, The Kenyon Review, and elsewhere.
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