A crackling good story told in the compelling, precise prose of a poet. -- Award citation by Walter Anderson, Chairman, CEO and Publisher, Parade Magazine
A modern blend of literary history and spunky humor that deserves its Frankfurt nod. -- Publishers Weekly, October 2000
About the Author
His stories and poems have appeared in: The American Scholar; The Antigonish Review (Canada); The Beloit Poetry Journal; The Carolina Quarterly; The Chattahoochee Review; Chelsea; The Chicago Review; The Dark Horse (Scotland); Dramatists Guild Quarterly; The Formalist; Frank (France); Gallery (England); The Hollins Critic; Isaac Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine; The Kansas Quarterly; Keats Prize Poems (London Literary Editions, Ltd.); The Laurel Review, The Massachusetts Review; Negative Capability; New Letters; The New Welsh Review (Wales); Outposts (England); Outrider (Australia); Painted Bride Quarterly; Poetry Northwest; Prism International (Canada); Puerto Del Sol; Queen's Quarterly (Canada); The Roanoke Review; The Sewanee Review; The Southern Review; The Southern Humanities Review; The Southern Poetry Review; The Southwest Review; Stand (England); The Texas Review; The Wascana Review (Canada); Whiskey Island Magazine; The William and Mary Review; The Windsor Review (Canada); Writers Forum; The Xavier Review; and The Yale Review, among others.
Grants and Awards include:
Senior Fellowship in Literature, The Provincetown Fine Arts Work Center
Regional Artist Project Grant, North Carolina Arts Council
Fellowship in Literature, North Carolina Arts Council
Carnegie Fund for Authors
The Dramatists Guild
The Authors League Fund
Mystery Writers of America
The Ludwig Vogelstein Foundation
The Verna Emery Poetry Prize, Purdue University Press
International Keats Poetry Prize, London Literary Editions, Ltd.