Blount, Roy, Jr.

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BLOUNT, Roy, Jr.

BLOUNT, Roy, Jr. American, b. 1941. Genres: Novels, Poetry, Sports/Fitness, Humor/Satire. Career: Atlanta Journal, Georgia, reporter and columnist, 1966-68; Sports Illustrated, NYC, staff writer and associate editor, 1968-75; The Atlantic, Boston, contributing editor, 1979; Men's Journal, New York, contributing editor, 1993. New York Public Library, Literary Lion, 1987. Publications: Larger than Life (screenplay), 1968; About Three Bricks Shy of a Load (sports), 1974; Crackers (humor), 1980; One Fell Soup (humor), 1982; What Men Don't Tell Women (humor), 1984; Not Exactly What I Had in Mind (humor), 1985; It Grows on You (semiotics), 1986; Soupsongs/Webster's Ark (poetry), 1987; Now Where Were We? (humor), 1989; About Three Bricks Shy and the Load Filled Up (sports), 1990; First Hubby (novel), 1990; Camels Are Easy, Comedy Is Hard (humor), 1991; Roy Blount's Book of Southern Humor, 1994; Be Sweet: A Conditional Love Story, 1998; If You Only Knew How Much I Smell You, 1998; I Am Puppy, Hear Me Yap, 2000; Am I Pig Enough for You Yet?: Voices of the Barnyard, 2001; Robert E. Lee, 2003. Address: c/o Esther Newberg, International Creative Management, 40 W. 57th St, New York, NY 10019, U.S.A.