Robert W. King attended the Iowa Writers’ Workshop in the early ‘60s and received his Ph. D. in English/Creative Writing. He devoted his career to creative writing in education, mainly at the Univ. of North Dakota with a split appointment in English and the Center for Teaching and Learning.
After retiring, he was a Visiting Professor at the Univ. of Nebraska and a lecturer at the Univ. of Northern Colorado. He lives in Greeley, Colorado, where he directs the website www.ColoradoPoetsCenter.org. For more information and sample poems: http://robertkingpoet.com
Publications and Prizes
Old Man Laughing (Ghost Road Press, 2007), Stepping Twice into the River: Following Dakota Waters (University of Colorado Press, 2005), What It Was Like (Small Poetry Press, 2003), Naming Names (Palanquin Press, 2001), Learning American (Frank Cat Press, 1998), A Circle of Land (Dacotah Territory Press, 1990), Standing Around Outside (Bloodroot, 1979)