Laurence Musgrove is a professor of English at Angelo State University in San Angelo, Texas, where he teaches creative writing, literature, comic studies, and mindfulness.
His collection of poetry, Local Bird, is from Lamar University Literary Press. His poems have appeared in Southern Indiana Review, Concho River Review, Buddhist Poetry Review, Southwestern American Literature, The Windward Review, Drunken Boat, Ink Brick, and riverSedge. He is co-editor with Terry Dalrymple of Texas Weather, an anthology of poetry, fiction, and nonfiction on the power and beauty of the weather of the Lone Star State. His collection of aphorisms and illustrations One Kind of Recording has also just been published.
Musgrove is originally from Houston, Texas, graduated from Spring Woods High School, earned his BA in English from Southwestern University in Georgetown, Texas, and received his Ph.D. in English from the University of Oregon in Eugene. He has taught at the University of Southern Indiana in Evansville, and at Saint Xavier University in Chicago.