blackbirdonline journalSpring 2009  Vol. 8  No. 1
Randy Marshall


   Platform: An Introduction to Claudia Emerson
    Platform: An Introduction to Meghan O’Rourke

Randy Marshall earned his MFA in poetry from Virginia Commonwealth University in 1997. His poems, essays, and reviews have appeared in the Richmond Arts Magazine, GSU Review, Cream City Review and Blackbird. Marshall, with Mary Flinn, Andrew Miller and, John Venable, edited Larry Levis: The Gazer Within, which was published in 2001 by the University of Michigan Press as part of its Poets on Poetry series. Since 1999, Marshall has been a featured contributor to Platform, a broadside published by the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts and New Virginia Review to promote Poetic Principles. Selections of his poetry were finalists for the Frank O’Hara Chapbook Competition in 2004 and 2005.  end

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