Boyd, Greg 1957-

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BOYD, Greg 1957-

PERSONAL:

Born March 8, 1957, in Utica, NY; son of Charles R. Boyd (a businessman) and Marjorie Pusateri Casey (a teacher); married 1982; wife's name Donna E.; children: Eric Benjamin. Education: California State University—Northridge, B.A. (English), 1979, M.A. (English), 1985.

ADDRESSES:

Home—5847 Sawmill Road, Paradise, CA 95969. E-mail—[email protected].

CAREER:

Writer and artist. California State University, Northridge, instructor of English, 1985-88; Unicorn Press, Greensboro, NC, artist-in-residence, 1988-89; Microwave Applications Group, Santa Maria, CA, technical publications specialist, 1990-92.

AWARDS, HONORS:

Wormwood Award, 1982; Meritorious Performance and Professional Promise Award, California State University, 1986.

WRITINGS:

(Editor) Circus Deluxe (poems), Jump River Press (Prentice, WI), 1982.

(Translator, with Charles Baudelaire) La fanfarlo (fiction), Creative Arts (Berkeley, CA), 1986.

The Masked Ball (prose poems), Unicorn Press (Greensboro, NC), 1987

Balzac's Dolls, and Other Essays, Studies, and Literary Sketches, Legerete Press (Daphne, AL), 1987.

Puppet Theatre (prose poems), Unicorn Press (Greensboro, NC), 1989.

Water and Power (short stories), Asylum Arts (Santa Maria, CA), 1991.

(Editor) Unscheduled Departures: The Asylum Anthology of Short Fiction, Asylum Arts (Santa Maria, CA), 1991

Carnival Aptitude (short stories), Asylum Arts (Santa Maria, CA), 1993.

Sacred Hearts (novel), Hi Jinx Press (Davis, CA), 1996.

Modern Love and Other Tall Tales (short stories), Red Hen Press (Los Angeles, CA), 2000.

The Double: Doppelangelganger (novel), Leaping Dog Press (Chantilly, VA), 2002.

The Nambuli Papers, Leaping Dog Press (Chantilly, VA), 2004.

Editor, Asylum (later Asylum Annual), 1985-95.