I aim at engaged, often dramatic poems with rhythmic design that move from the diurnal to the explosive.
Collections: Loose Parlance (2008); Random Unisons (2013).
Individual poems published in the following: Blueline, Blue Unicorn, California Quarterly, Iodine Review, Kerem, Kerf, Listening Eye, Literal Latte, Midstream, Poetica, Prelaton, Rockford Review, Silt Reader, Slant, Sow's Ear, Taproot, Threepenny Review, Tiger's Eye, Tulane Review, and others.
Prior professorial life: critical studies of Yeats (1976), Hopkins (1982), Tennyson (1986). Mellon and Guggenheim awards.
Publications and Prizes
Loose Parlance (Ragged Sky Press, 2008)
Literal Latte Prize (2012) for "Our Potluck (Your Contribution)"