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College of Arts and Sciences
Creative Writing, Poetry, Literature
Courses Taught 
ENGL 101 Writing I
ENGL 102 Writing II
ENGL 201 World of Poetry
ENGL 202 World of Drama
ENGL 203 World of Fiction
ENGL 235 Introduction to Creative Writing
ENGL 359 Independent Study in English
ENGL 384/385 Creative Writing: Poetry I & II
ENGL 397 Summer Creative Writing Institute
Research Interests 
Contemporary American Poetry, Hard-boiled Literature, Working Class Literature, Satire, Popular Culture

MFA  Murray State University
BGS   University of Michigan

Selected Publications 

Activities of Daily Living. Salmon Poetry (2017)

Even the Daybreak: 35 Years of Salmon Poetry. Salmon Poetry (2016)

Language Lessons, Vol 1.  Third Man Books (2014)

Brief Nudity. Salmon Poetry (2013)

Basic Cable Couplets. Silkworms Ink (2012)

abbrev. Beard of Bees (2011)

About the Author. Mindmade Books (2011)

I Am Spam. Fractal Edge Press (2004)

Identity Theft for Dummies. Zenith Beast Books (2003)

Selected Performances 

AWP, The Art Institute of Chicago, Bucktown Arts Festival, Chicago Poetry Festival, Chicago Poetry Invasion, Poets Against the War, Poetry Cram, Midwest Literary Festival, Printers Row Lit Fest, Looptopia, Pilcrow Lit Fest, Creative Writing Institute, Series A, Orange Alert Reading Series, Writers Block, Wordeater, Revolving Door, Ipsento Reading Series, Chicago Book Expo, Excited Utterance, GCHS Writers Week, Wit Rabbit and Poetry Foundation

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