Short, Gary

Gary Short is the author of three volumes of poetry and three chapbooks, including Flying Over Sonny Liston (Nevada, 1996), winner of the Western States Book Award, and 10 Moons and 13 Horses (Nevada, 2004). He served as poetry editor for Hayden’s Ferry Review and Shankpainter. He taught at the University of Alaska at Fairbanks, Old Dominion University, the University of California at Davis and is currently a professor and MFA program administrator at the University of Mississippi. He has received a Pushcart Prize and a Fellowship in Creative Writing from the NEA. [bio updated 2011]