Robert W. King

N/A
Greeley, CO 80634
Phone: 
970-392-1928

Author's Bio

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

Books: 
A Circle of Land
(Dacotah Territory Press, 1990)
, Learning American
(Frank Cat Press, 1998)
, Naming Names
(Palanquin Press, 2001)
, Old Man Laughing
(Ghost Road Press, 2007)
, Standing Around Outside
(Bloodroot, 1979)
, Stepping Twice into the River: Following Dakota Waters
(University of Colorado Press, 2005)
, What It Was Like
(Small Poetry Press, 2003)
Journals: 
Margie, Missouri Review, Poetry

More Information

Listed as: 
Poet
Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
Caucasian
Prefers to work with: 
Seniors, Teachers
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Denver
Raised in: 
Fort Collins, CO
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Last updated: Dec 15, 2012