L A R R Y   D.   G R I F F I N
September 2002
January 2003
August 2001
Arbitrary Alabama
Jane's Island
Last Love
Which is Exactly What I Do the
Very Night I Return to the States
Jane's Alarm
Jane's First Note
January 2004
Autochthonous Jane
Jane Speaks of Mexico
Jane's Spigot
Larry D. Griffin was born, reared, and educated in Oklahoma. He taught
English at Midland College in Midland, Texas for ten years, and he was
Chair of the Fine Arts and Communications Studies Division there for six
years. Presently he serves as Professor of English and Dean of Arts and
Sciences at Dyersburg State Community College, Dyersburg, Tennessee.

Griffin has published more than eighty nonfiction articles, more than
three dozen short stories, and more than three hundred poems in
regional, national, and international journals, ezines, and little
magazines. His books of poetry include
New Fires (Full Count, 1982),
The Blue Water Tower (Poetry Around, 1984), Airspace (Slough Press,
Greatest Hits (Pudding House, 2000), The Jane Poems (Nine Muses,
2002), and
More Jane Poems (Upteem Press, 2003). Seventeen of his short
stories appear in his collection
A Gathering of Samphire and Other
(Poetry Around, 1990).

Also a painter and a photographer, Griffin has exhibited his art works
in juried shows in Allentown (Pennsylvania), Baton Rouge, Dallas
(Texas), Covington (Tennessee), Dyersburg (Tennessee), Florence
(Alabama), Fort Smith (Arkansas), Los Angeles (California), Merrick (New
York), Midland (Texas), Omaha (Nebraska), Phoenix (Arizona), Ripley
(Tennessee), and Winston-Salem (North Carolina).