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Stephen Dobyns was born February 19, 1941 and is an American poet, novelist, and teacher. He is the author of more than forty novels and poetry collections.

Among his many honors are a Melville Cane Award, Pushcart Prizes, a 1983 National Poetry Series selection for Black Dog, Red Dog: Poems, and three National Endowment for the Arts fellowships. His novels have been translated into twenty languages, and his poetry has appeared in the Best American Poetry anthology.

Dobyns, who has taught at the University of Iowa, Boston University, Syracuse University, and Sarah Lawrence College, teaches creative writing in the master of fine arts program at Warren Wilson College.

Dobyns currently lives in Westerly, RI.

Stephen Dobyns Book List and Awards
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Saratoga Payback

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Saratoga Payback by Stephen Dobyns

The Burn Palace

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The Burn Palace by Stephen Dobyns

Boy in the Water

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Boy in the Water by Stephen Dobyns

Eating Naked

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Eating Naked by Stephen Dobyns

Saratoga Strongbox

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Saratoga Strongbox by Stephen Dobyns

The Church of Dead Girls
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The Church of Dead Girls by Stephen Dobyns
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After Shocks, Near Escapes | Dobyns, Stephen | Signed First Edition Book Dobyns, Stephen | After Shocks, Near Escapes | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book.  1991 NY: Viking  First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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After Shocks, Near Escapes | Dobyns, Stephen | Signed First Edition UK Book Dobyns, Stephen | After Shocks, Near Escapes | Signed First Edition UK Copy

Author Signed UK Hardcover Book.  1991 LON: Viking  First UK edition, first printing, fine in a fine dust jacket, signed by the author, remainder marked.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Boy in the Water | Dobyns, Stephen | First Edition Book Dobyns, Stephen | Boy in the Water | First Edition Copy

2001 NY: Henry Holt  First edition, first printing, new/unread in flawless dust jacket.

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Boy in the Water | Dobyns, Stephen | First Edition Book Dobyns, Stephen | Boy in the Water | First Edition Copy

2001 NY: Henry Holt  First edition, first printing, fine in a fine dust jacket, imperfections noted. Torn Jacket.

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Boy in the Water | Dobyns, Stephen | Signed First Edition Book Dobyns, Stephen | Boy in the Water | Signed First Edition Copy

2001 NY: Henry Holt  First edition, first printing, new/unread in flawless dust jacket, signed by the author.  Each dust jacket is prtected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Burn Palace, The | Dobyns, Stephen | Signed First Edition Book Dobyns, Stephen | Burn Palace, The | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book   February 2013 NY: Blue Rider Press   First edition, first printing, new/unread in flawless dust jacket, signed by the author.  Each dust jacket is prtected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Church of Dead Girls, The | Dobyns, Stephen | First Edition Book Dobyns, Stephen | Church of Dead Girls, The | First Edition Copy

1997 NY: Henry Holt  First edition, first printing, new/unread in flawless dust jacket.

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Church of Dead Girls, The | Dobyns, Stephen | Signed Book - Advance Reading Copy Dobyns, Stephen | Church of Dead Girls, The | Signed Book - Advance Reading Copy

Author Signed ARC. 1997 NY: Metropolitan Books Advance reading copy, mint, new/unread in flawless pictorial wrappers, signed by the author.

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Author Signed Hardcover Book 1997 NY: Metropolitan Books First edition, first printing, new/unread in flawless dust jacket, signed by the author.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Eating Naked | Dobyns, Stephen | First Edition Book Dobyns, Stephen | Eating Naked | First Edition Copy

2000 NY: Metropolitan Books  First edition, first printing, new/unread in flawless dust jacket.

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Eating Naked | Dobyns, Stephen | Signed First Edition Book Dobyns, Stephen | Eating Naked | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book.  2000 NY: Metropolitan Books  First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread, flawless dust jacket, signed by author.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Saratoga Payback | Dobyns, Stephen | Signed First Edition Book Dobyns, Stephen | Saratoga Payback | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book. March 2017 NY: Blue Rider Press. First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author.   Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Saratoga Strongbox | Dobyns, Stephen | First Edition Book Dobyns, Stephen | Saratoga Strongbox | First Edition Copy

1986 NY: Viking  First edition, first printing, new/unread in flawless dust jacket.

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Saratoga Strongbox | Dobyns, Stephen | Signed First Edition Book Dobyns, Stephen | Saratoga Strongbox | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book.  1998 NY: Viking  First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Saratoga Swimmer | Dobyns, Stephen | Signed First Edition UK Book Dobyns, Stephen | Saratoga Swimmer | Signed First Edition UK Copy

Author Signed UK Hardcover Book. 1981 LON: Allison & Busby First UK edition, first printing, near fine (page toning) in a fine dust jacket, signed by the author.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Stephen Dobyns Selected Bibliography


Charlie Bradshaw Series

  1. Saratoga Longshot - 1976
  2. Saratoga Swimmer - 1981
  3. Saratoga Headhunter - 1985
  4. Saratoga Snapper - 1986
  5. Saratoga Bestiary - 1988
  6. Saratoga Hexameter - 1990
  7. Saratoga Haunting - 1993
  8. Saratoga Backtalk - 1994
  9. Saratoga Fleshpot - 1995
  10. Saratoga Strongbox - 1998
  11. Saratoga Payback - March 2017

Other Fiction

  • A Man of Little Evils - 1973
  • Dancer With One Leg - 1983
  • Cold Dog Soup - 1985
  • A Boat Off the Coast - 1987
  • The Two Deaths of Senora Puccini - 1988
  • The House on Alexandrine - 1990
  • After Shocks/Near Escapes - 1991
  • The Wrestler's Cruel Study - 1993
  • The Church of Dead Girls - 1997
  • Boy in the Water - 1999
  • Eating Naked [SS] - 2000
  • The Burn Palace - 2013
  • Is Fat Bob Dead Yet? - 2015

Non-Fiction

  • Best Words, Best Order: Essays on Poetry - 1996
  • Next Word, Better Word: The Craft of Writing Poetry - 2011

Stephen Dobyns Awards

  • Melville Cane Award
  • Pushcart Prizes
  • 1983 National Poetry Series selection for Black Dog, Red Dog: Poems

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