Bruce Bond

Bruce Bond, a finalist in Narrative’s Ninth Annual Poetry Contest, is a poet as well as a classical and jazz guitarist. He has published several collections, including Gold Bee, winner of the Helen C. Smith Award and the Crab Orchard Award; Blackout Starlight: New and Selected Poems, 1997–2015, winner of the L. E. Phillabaum Poetry Award; and Dear Reader (2018). In addition, he is the author of a theory book, Plurality and the Poetics of Self (Palgrave, 2019). Bond is a professor of English at the University of North Texas in Denton.

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