Jim Clark was born in Byrdstown, Tennessee, and educated at
Vanderbilt University, the University of North Carolina at Greensboro,
and the University of Denver. He has published two books of poems,
Dancing on Canaan's Ruins and Handiwork, and edited
Fable in the Blood: The Selected Poems of Byron Herbert Reece.
He has been a scholar at the Bread Loaf Writers Conference, and
his poems and stories have appeared in The Georgia Review,
Prairie Schooner, Southern Poetry Review, Rolling Stone, Lonzie's
Fried Chicken, and the Denver Quarterly. Presently,
he lives in Wilson, North Carolina, where he is Writer in Residence
at Barton College, director of the Barton College Creative Writing
Symposium, and an editor of the literary journal Crucible.
His readings often include music and songs performed on the guitar,
banjo, autoharp, and mountain dulcimer.
Home Page: http://home.nc.rr.com/clarkja/
Poems by Jim Clark
John Lee Hooker
Sleight of Hand
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