Finding aid for the Louis E. Bourgeois Collection

MUM01760

Summary Information

Repository
University of Mississippi Libraries
Creator
Bourgeois, Louis E.
Title
Louis E. Bourgeois Collection
ID
MUM01760
Date
2011-2013
Extent
1.0 Linear foot (2 boxes)
Location:
General Special Collections
Abstract:
A collection of published poems and stories by author Louis E. Bourgeois of Oxford, Miss.

Preferred Citation

Louis E. Bourgeois Collection, Archives and Special Collections, J.D. Williams Library, The University of Mississippi

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Biographical Note

Born in New Orleans, La. in 1970, Louis E. Bourgeois began publishing at an early age. His childhood and early adulthood became the basis for his memoir The Gar Diaries. His poetry and short stories have appeared in numerous publications. He graduated from Louisiana State University in 1996, and in 2002 he was the first to receive the Master of Fine Arts degree in Creative Writing offered by the University of Mississippi. Bourgeois cofounded VOX Press, Inc., an independent literary magazine, in 2004, and currently serves as its Executive Director.

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Scope and Content Note

The collection contains published works featuring Bourgeois’ poetry and short stories. The collection also contains several VOX Press DVDs.

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Arrangement

This collection is arranged chronologically.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

University of Mississippi Libraries 

Access Restrictions

The Louis E. Bourgeois Collection is open for research.

Copyright Restrictions

The copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) governs the making of photocopies or other reproductions of copyrighted material. Under certain conditions specified in the law, libraries and archives are authorized to furnish a photocopy or other reproduction. One of these specified conditions is that the photocopy or reproduction is not to be "used for any purpose other than private study, scholarship or research." If a user makes a request for, or later uses, a photocopy or reproduction for purposes in excess of "fair use," that user may be liable for copyright infringement.

Additions

Periodic additions may be made to this collection.

Acquisition Information

Received from Louis E. Bourgeois, 2011 and 2013.

Processing Information

Collection processed by Jennifer Ford, January 2012. Finding aid encoded by Kathryn Michaelis, January 2012.

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Related Materials

Resources at the University of Mississippi

VOX Poetry Journal Collection, Archives and Special Collections, J.D. Williams Library

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Controlled Access Headings

Format(s)

  • anthologies
  • DVDs
  • magazines (periodicals)

Personal Name(s)

  • Bourgeois, Louis E.

Subject(s)

  • Authors, American -- Mississippi
  • Poetry

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Collection Inventory

 1.1 "Spontaneous Generation," in  Shaking Intensified: Best Prose 2007-2010. Wayne Cresser and Vito Grippi, eds. Shaking Literature, 2011 

Scope and Contents note

Bourgeois’ work appears on pages 51-53.

 1.2 DVD: "Lady in the Boxcar." VOX Press, 2011 

 1.3 "Statements Against Existence," in  The American Dissident, 2011 

Scope and Contents note

Bourgeois’ work appears on page 29.

 1.4 "A Crabber Wakes to the Morning of his Seventieth Birthday," in  Yellow Medicine Review, Fall 2011 

Scope and Contents note

Bourgeois’ work appears on pages 59-61.

 1.5 "Three Days," in  Broken Circles: A Gathering of Poems for Hunger. Douglas P. Johnson and Keely Murphy, eds. Yakima, WA: Cave Moon Press, 2011 

Scope and Contents note

Bourgeois’ work appears on page 25.

 1.6 "On Bayou Sauvage: The Life and Death of Jeanfreaux’s Fisherman’s Nest," in  Mississippi Land & Lodges, August-October 2011 

Scope and Contents note

Bourgeois’ work appears on pages 34-40.

 2.1 DVD: “If it can be Overthrown, Then it must be Overthrown.” VOX Press, 2011 

 2.2 DVD: “Notes on the Revolution.” VOX Press, 2011 

 2.3 “Dog/A Long Time Ago it Rained” in Burnt Bridge: The Gridiron Issue, Fall 2011 

Scope and Content

Bourgeois’ work appears on pages 20-23.

 2.4 “On Bayou Savage/Slides of Life in Blue Air” in The Best Southern Anthology, 2012 

Scope and Content

Bourgeois’ work appears on pages 53-54.

 2.5 “At the Fish Tanks” in Steel Toe Review: Contemporary Southern Arts & Literature, 2012 

Scope and Content

Bourgeois’ work appears on pages 3-6.

 2.6 “Acadia” in The Vermillion Literary Project Magazine Issue XXVIII, 2012 

Scope and Content

Bourgeois’ work appears on pages 38.

 2.7 “A Short Ride: Remembering Barry Hannah,” edited by Louis Bourgeois, Adam White and J.W. Young, 2012 

 2.8 “Approaching Barry Hannah” in Click Magazine, April 2013 

Scope and Content

Bourgeois’ work is reviewed on pages 30-31.

 2.9 Book Review in Rain Taxi, Spring 2013 

Scope and Content

Bourgeois’ work reviewed on page 9.

 2.10 “A Screaming Comet” in American Book Review, March/April 2013 

Scope and Content

Bourgeois’ work is reviewed on pages 14-15.