Gifford, Barry (Colby)

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GIFFORD, Barry (Colby)

GIFFORD, Barry (Colby). American, b. 1946. Genres: Novels, Novellas/Short stories, Poetry, Autobiography/Memoirs, Biography, Essays, Graphic Novels. Career: Writer. Publications: POETRY: The Blood of the Parade, 1967; Coyote's Tantras, 1973; Persimmons, 1976; The Boy You Have Always Loved, 1976; A Quinzaine in Return for a Portrait of Mary Sun, 1977; Horse Hauling Timber out of Hokkaido Forest, 1978; Lives of the French Impressionist Painters, 1978; Snail Hut, 1978; Beautiful Phantoms, 1981; Ghosts No Horse Can Carry, 1989; Flaubert at Key West, 1997; Replies to Wang Wei, 2001; Las cuatro reinas (& photos), 2001. STORIES: A Boy's Novel, 1973; Francis Goes to the Seashore, 1982; The Wild Life of Sailor and Lula (novellas), 1996; American Falls, 2002. NOVELS: Landscape with Traveler, 1980; Port Tropique, 1980; Wild at Heart: The Story of Sailor and Lula, 1990; Sailor's Holiday, 1991; Night People, 1992; Arise and Walk, 1994; Baby Cat-Face, 1995; Perdita Durango, 1996, as graphic novel, 1995; Wyoming, 2000. ESSAYS: Kerouac's Town, 1973; Out of the Past, 2001. MEMOIRS: The Neighborhood of Baseball, 1981; The Phantom Father, 1997. OTHER: (trans.) Selected Poems of Francis Jammes, 1976; (ed.) The Portable Curtis: Selected Writings of Edward S. Curtis, 1976; Living in Advance, 1976; (ed.) As Ever: The Collected Correspondence of Allen Ginsberg and Neal Cassady, 1977; (co-author) Jack's Book: An Oral Biography of Jack Kerouac, 1978; (co-author) Saroyan: A Biography, 1984; An Unfortunate Woman, 1984; A Day at the Races, 1988; The Devil Thumbs a Ride and Other Unforgettable Films, 1988; Giotto's Circle, 1988; Hotel Room Trilogy (plays), 1995; (with D. Lynch) Lost Highway (screenplay), 1997; (and photos) Bordertown, 1998; The Rooster Trapped in the Reptile Room, 2003. Address: c/o Curtis Brown Ltd, 10 Astor Place, New York, NY 10003, U.S.A. Online address: