Kirby wins 2008 SIBA Award for Poetry

The Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance (SIBA) has announced the winners of their annual book award.  LSU Press author, David Kirby, has won the SIBA Award in Poetry for his latest collection, The House on Boulevard St. 

“Kirby’s narrative poems are so amazing and thought-provoking, funny in places you would never expect, and wise and humble. Like the very best in poetry, they need to be read out loud. You have the feeling you have set out on a journey with a fascinating companion, lost track of the way, and when you are sure you are lost you suddenly find yourself, if not exactly where you intended to be then in a new place even better than you expected to find.” ~Inkwood Books