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About meJohn Blackard is a graduate of the University of North Carolina with advanced degrees in English Studies and Library Information Studies. He has three books of poems in print and a book about the golden age of paperback publishing. He has received Fulbright and National Endowment for the Humanities fellowships. He lives in Portland, Oregon, with his wife, the poet Valentina Gnup, served as associate editor of Poetry Northwest, and participated in Lewis and Clark College's Oregon Poetic Voices.

GroupsThe Lost Bookmobile's Bluebird Reading Club


Real nameJohn A. Blackard

LocationPortland, Oregon

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Currently readingNever Say Die: The Myth and Marketing of the New Old Age by Susan Jacoby
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Moby-Dick (Collector's Library) by Herman Melville
The Swerve: How the World Became Modern by Stephen Greenblatt

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