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February 2, 2008AWP Conference, Hilton Hotel, New York City From the Academy Audio Archive

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David Kirby is the author of Get Up, Please (Louisiana State University Press, 2016). He teaches at Florida State University and lives in Tallahassee.

A Man Like You, But Older (audio only)

 

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David Kirby

David Kirby

David Kirby is the author of Get Up, Please (Louisiana State University Press, 2016). 

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I'm bouncing across the Scottish heath in a rented Morris Minor
		and listening to an interview with Rat Scabies, drummer
of the first punk band, The Damned, and Mr. Scabies,
	who’s probably 50 or so and living comfortably on royalties,
is as recalcitrant as ever, as full of despair and self-loathing,

but the