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Ace Boggess

(1971-   )
West Virginia


Ace Boggess, a poet, playwright, and novelist, was born on October 8, 1971. Boggess is a native of Huntington, West Virginia.           

Boggess graduated from Marshall University and obtained his law degree from West Virginia University College of Law. He is the author of Socrates Said, a Play (Grimpenmire Press, 1996), and poetry chapbooks Desire's Orchestra (Three-Legged Dog Press, 1998) and Compost Heap (Naked Press, 1994). His poetry has appeared in scores of poetry journals. Boggess's latest collection of poetry, The Beautiful Girl Whose Wish Was Not Fulfilled, was published by highwire press in 2003.

Ace Boggess: Featured Contributor
Paumanok Review

Ace Boggess: Poet & Literary Novelist

Boggess Poetry Reviews


Legal Studies Forum

Morpho Review

Whispers (1), Fugue (5), Meditation (10)
Absinthe Literary Review

Whispers (4)
Green Tricycle

Paumanok Review

Change Will Be More Than a Passing
Red Booth Review

"Why Do We Miss People?"
Morpho Review

"What Is Your Favorite Movie?"
Valparaiso Poetry Review

"Would You Have Any Problem Selling Dildos to Men?"
Half Drunk Muse

Two Poems
"Insiders" & "Uncertainty"

Pretend It Doesn't Matter for Tonight
Nieve Roja Review

Immigration Search May Affect Asparagus Crop
Notre Dame Review

If You Had News
Notre Dame Review

Abuse Cycle
Blue Fifth Review

But My Chickens Still Have All Their Heads (& Don't Exist)
TDR: The Danforth Review

Come Out From Under the Enchantment
Homestead Review

Two Poems
Facets Magazine

The Drive
In Posse Review

If I Am Something Else
Whimper Bang

Notes From Annual Meeting of the Heidegger Circle
Poems Niederngasse

Nothing Further Need Be Done
The Paumanok Review

Blue Fifth

What's the Difference Between Panic Grass and Love Grass?
Plum Ruby Review

"So, Are You Here For the Saloon or the Salvation?"
Rock Salt Plum Poetry Review

Will I Perform My Role Well In The Last Scene? 
Aurora Review

"Want to Be in a Movie?"

Be Clear on Why You Want


Ace Boggess, Compost Heap (Naked Press, 1994)

__________, Desire’s Orchestra (Three-Legged Dog Press, 1998)

__________, The Beautiful Girl Whose Wish Was Not Fulfilled (Denver, Pennsylvania: highwire press, 2003)

Book Reviews

Index, Book Reviews by Ace Boggess at Adirondack Review [online]


Ace Boggess, Writer's Nature (Wernersville, Pennsylvania: Circle Publications, 2001)