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Visiting Professor

Oklahoma State University at Stillwater

MFA/PhD Creative Writing Program

(2010-2011)

 

 

The University of Nebraska at Kearney

Distinguished Paul W. Reynolds and Clarice Kingston Reynolds

Endowed Chair in English

(1997-2007)

 

I. ACADEMIC RANK
Professor (Emeritus Professor of English)
2008

II. EDUCATION 

Bowling Green State University, Creative Writing (Poetry); 1977, Master of Fine Arts

Siena Heights College, English; 1974, B.A.

 

III. PROFESSIONAL HISTORY 

Poet-In-Residence Instructor of English
Xavier University (New Orleans), 1979-82

Editor and Co-Founder, Xavier Review

Associate Professor (Tenured)
University of North Carolina (Wilmington), 1982-1990

Full Professor (Tenured)
Southern Connecticut State University, 1990-1997

Outstanding Scholarship and Research Faculty Award
University of Nebraska at Kearny
2003

Faculty Scholar Award, Southern Connecticut State University
1991

The Best American Poetry 2003
"The Vagrant Hours"
Scribner's

The Best American Poetry 2000
"We Did Not Fear The Father"
Scribner's

IV. COURSES TAUGHT 

Composition, Advanced Composition,
Developmental English; Introduction to
Creative Writing:  Poetry and Fiction;
Advanced Creative Writing:  Poetry and
Fiction; Honors World Literature;
Foundations of Creative Writing:  Poetry,
Fiction, and Drama, The Creative Process: Interdisciplinary/Arts and Sciences. The Harlem Renaissance, Twentieth Century British and American Literature; Introduction, Intermediate, and Advanced Creative Writing: Poetry, Graduate Poetry
Workshops: I and II, Contemporary
Poetics, Creative Writing for Public
School Teachers, Graduate Seminar
in Prosody, Graduate Seminar in Poetry.

V. GRANTS
(University of Nebraska at Kearney)

Reynolds Writers and Readers: $100,000 (1997-2007)

The Workers: $1,000 (1998)

The Poet's Craft: $2,000 (1998)

Frank Conroy: $750.00 (1998)

Genetic Criticism: $965.00 (1999)

The Workers: $5,243 (1999)

Summer Grant Writing Stipend: $1,500 (2000)