Chad is author of three collections of poetry, and co-editor of two anthologies. He has served in various editorial capacities for The Chattahoochee Review, Five Points, The GSU Review (now New South), and The Pedestal Magazine. A graduate of Baylor's George Truett Seminary, Chad has advocated for young children and youth in his communities in a number of educational and speaking capacities for over 15 years. He is a graduate of Georgia State University's Ph.D. program in Creative Writing, and during his time in Atlanta founded the Terminus Magazine literary arts organization. Chad has taught creative writing, composition and literature at Georgia State University, Georgia Perimeter College, Lee University, and currently Dalton State College. He currently leads writing workshops with the UT-C Meacham Writers' Workshop, hosts readings for regional authors at Rock Point Books, and leads free workshops on creativity, writing and publishing in the Chattanooga and Atlanta areas.
Publications and Prizes
A Walking Cliche Coins a Phrase (Plain View Press, 2008), Evensong: Contemporary American Poets of Spirituality (Bottom Dog Press, 2006), Snapshots of the Perishing World (Word Tech Editions, 2006)
Chasing the Gods (Pudding House Publications, 2007)
Come Together: Poems of Peace and Protest (Bottom Dog Press, 2009)
Connecticut Review, Mid-American Review, Puerto del Sol, Rosebud, Sentence, The Seattle Review
What I'm Reading Now:
The Knockout Artist by Harry Crews, Girl with Curious Hair by David Foster Wallace, Valeria's Last Stand by Marc Fitten, White Jazz by James Ellroy, White Teeth by Zadie Smith
Cormac McCarthy, Flannery O'Connor, Harry Crews, Larry Levis, Richard Jackson, Larry Brown, George Garrett
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Listing last updated: August 17, 2009