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Piper Professor of English - R. Scott Yarbrough


“Cancer, a Squirrel, My Niece in Love.” Verse Wisconsin. Issue 112. October 2014.

“A Necktie and a Hijab.” Verse Wisconsin. Issue 112. October 2013. Also appears in The Evansville Review. Spring 2014. Also appears in Voices De La Luna. Volume 6, Number 3. April 2014. (Nominated for the Pushcart Poetry Prize)

Review of A Sort of Adam Infant Dropped: True Myths. By R. Scott Yarbrough. Review by Carol Coffee Reposa. Evansville Review. Vol. XXIII. 2014.

“Trumpet Vines.” The Evansville Review. Vol. XXIII. 2014.

“Cabbage Rolls.” Verse Wisconsin. Issue 112. October 2013.

Review of A Sort of Adam Infant Dropped: True Myths. By R. Scott Yarbrough. Review by Piper Professor, Jerry Bradley. Concho River Review. Vol. XXVII. No. 2. Fall, 2013.

"Upon My Cousin's Decision to Kill Himself." Fox Chase Review. Winter/Spring 2013.

A Sort of Adam Infant Dropped: True Myths. Ink Brush Press: Dallas/Temple. 2013.

Review of A Sort of Adam Infant Dropped: True Myths, by R. Scott Yarbrough. Reviewed by Diane Sahms-Gramieri. Fox Chase Review. Winter/Spring 2013.

"Buzzard Starts Fire: Texas Newspaper Headline." Concho River Review. Vol. XXVI. No. 1. Spring 2012.

"Vein-Faced Dolls with Eyes." Bluestem. Vol. XXIII. No. 1. Spring 2012.

"Ketchup." The Evansville Review. Vol. XXII. 2012.

"Halloween: My Office Mate's Fear."  Nassau Review.  Vol. 9, Number 5. 2009: 38-39.

"This Little Piggy."  The American Journal of Poetry.  Volume 7. 2008: 438.

"Oedipus Rex Meets Teiresias at Walmart." The Hurricane Review. 2007: 77.

"Upon Contemplating the Tile Floors in Isla Mujeres [villanelle]." Illya's Honey. Vol. 12, No. 3. Fall 2006. Dallas Poets Community.

"Sunday School Lesson." Illya's Honey. Vol. 12, No. 2. Summer 2006: 5. Dallas Poets Community. Also in Spindrift. Shoreline College, Washington. 2006: 76. (First place winner in annual Richardson Public Library 2006 competition, Adult Division)

"Medusa." Spindrift. Shoreline College, Washington. 2006: 68. (Also used as a dramatic monologue in Mythologies, presented at the Bath House Cultural Center in Dallas, Texas, Spring 2006)

"When I Get to Thinking I Have it All." Pointed Circle. Portland College. 2006: 47.

"Your Analyst's Speech He'll Never Give: for Lori." Pointed Circle. Portland College. 2006: 49-50.

"I Want to Die Like Johnny Cash." Concho River Review. XIX. No. 2. Fall 2005.

"Protesting Plath." Zillah: A Poetry Journal. 4.3. Autumn 2004: 18.

"Rosa Parks." Zillah: A Poetry Journal. 4.3. Autumn 2004: 19.

"Family Reunion." Wounded Pulse. 1.1. February 2004.

"Playground Rules." Wounded Pulse. 1.1. February 2004.

"She Said It Might Improve Our Marriage If I Vacuumed." Wounded Pulse. 1.1. February 2004.

"Upon Considering the Camberly Gunter Hotel in San Antonio While the Baby Blaine is Asleep." Wounded Pulse. 1.1. February 2004.

"He Once Asked Why I Teach Mythology." Kit Kat Review. 2002.

"Southern Comfort." Kit Kat Review. 2002.

"Role Playing." Windmill. South Plains College. 1.1. February 2001.

The Fudgebomb Incident. Production by Angelo Civic Theater.

Somewhere Over the Trailer. Production in the San Antonio Riverwalk Theater Civic Center.

Somewhere Over the Trailer. Production by Why Don't We Players, San Angelo, Texas. Best New Play Award by the Texas Theater Association.

Bobo's Kitchen. Production by Angelo Civic Theater.

Speakeasy. Dallas Visual Arts Center.

Prom Police. Dallas Visual Arts Center.

"Easter Sunrise Service Alone Overlooking the Guadalupe River." Art Times. 14.7. March 1998.

"Teaching Gilgamesh to College Freshman." The Distillery: Artistic Spirits of the South. Winter 1998.

"Regeneration." Bellowing Ark. XIII. Spring 1997.

"She Fits Into." Bellowing Ark. XIII. Spring 1997.

"Tiresias." Black River Review. 1997.

"And Those Hands I Never Knew." The Hollins Critic. XXXIII. 1996: 20.

"Little Sister's Red Dress at the Wedding." Piedmont Literary Review. XX. 1: 31.

"Whitsey Pie." New Author's Journal. Spring 1996.

"Four Days Early She Left Laguna Madre." Riversedge. 8.2. 1994: 28.

"Icy Roads at Christmas." Riversedge. 8.2. 1994: 48.

"Single Notes Sitting in Caves." Concho River Review. VIII. 1994: 84.

"What Stevie Knew and Sandi." Riversedge. 8.2. 1994: 72.

"Halloween: For the Sake of Tradition." Puerto Del Sol. 28.1. 1993: 175-176.

"The Restless." Old Hickory Review. 25.1. 1993: 85.

"Those Winged Men." New Texas. 1993: 138.

"I Respect My Father." REAL: RE Arts & Letters. XVII. 1992: 142.

"The Ivy Green and Growing." Riversedge. 6.2. 1992: 53-60.

"Lilith and Little Boy." Just A Moment: A Literary Anthology. III. 1992: 57-62.

"The Minotaur." REAL: RE Arts & Letters. XVIII. 1992: 17-25.

"My Soulmate Called from Albuquerque." Red Cedar Review. 29.1. 1992: 49.

"While She is in Michigan." The Cream City Review. 16.2. 1992: 11.

"The Modern Barber Shop." New Texas. 1991: 196-207.

"War Like a River." Riversedge. 6.1. 1991: 98.

"Carnival." Old Hickory Review. 22.2. 1990: 90.

"The Great Cottonwood." Old Hickory Review. 22.2 1990: 91.

"Poppin Heads." Concho River Review. Spring 1990: 37-45.

"Nada and the Cow." Sidewinder. 3.2. 1987: 43-48.

"William Stone's Box." Descant. 59 18.4. 1987: 41-44.