UHV/ABR READING SERIES
DATE: Thursday 11/15/2007
is the author or editor of some 30 volumes of poetry, fiction, criticism, and belles lettres and publishes in numerous journals. A professor of English, he was director of the Creative Writing Program from 1991 to 1996 honors. In 1998, he was named a John and Rebecca Moore Scholar at the University of Houston. His honors include a Pushcart Prize, an American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters Award in Literature, a New York State Council on the Arts CAPS Grant in Poetry, a National Public Radio Syndicated Fiction Project Award, MacDowell Colony and Yaddo Fellowships, Texas Institute of Letters membership a 1996 Enron Teaching Excellence Award, and a Syracuse University Arents Pioneer Medal.
Circumstances Beyond Our Control (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2007)